Victoria Martindale is a writer, campaigner and all round eco-geek. She previously specialised in human medicine before taking in interest in environmental causes and animal rights.
19 November 2013 10:57 AM
Governments are increasingly realising vanity shouldn't be at the cost of suffering
11 February 2013 04:23 PM
Our tears over the plight of animals in Sir David Attenborough’s documentaries show a stark contrast to the lack of consideration for animals in our own kitchens
28 January 2013 05:50 PM
A debate will take place in the House of Commons tomorrow on the role of the RSPCA
02 January 2013 02:22 PM
We all make short-term resolutions that we might not follow through with, but here's one that might just make you feel a whole lot better
12 December 2012 12:06 PM
Too much of the food served by the NHS fails welfare standards
20 November 2012 05:05 PM
The alleged abuse of elephants at Twycross Zoo should make us consider once more the role zoos play in animal conservation
14 November 2012 04:45 PM
Curing cancer in mice is unlikely to lead to a breakthrough for humans. So why do we persist in carrying out bizarre and freakish experiments?
05 November 2012 04:15 PM
As we enter World Vegan Month it's time to reconsider the vegan stereotype
19 October 2012 04:31 PM
The recent changes to the infamous steeplechase will not stop the rise in horse mortalities
With a pill for every possible situation, pharmaceutical companies see patients as no more than pound-signs
02 October 2012 02:08 PM
Pharmaceutical companies' devotion to making money is holding back new treatments - and risking the health of those who buy their products
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
- 1 Woman 'suffocates newborn baby in plastic bag and puts it in her desk minutes after giving birth'
- 2 I've been called an abusive and dangerous parent, when all I did was listen to my transgender child
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become 'unbearable'
- 5 Chinese student carries disabled friend to school every day for three years