Veggie Scientists

Dean Michael Ornish is a physician and president and founder of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito, California, as well as Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He is known for his promotion of what he believes to be healthy...

As a lifelong vegetarian I am someone who is upset at cruelty to animals and their slaughter. I find the idea totally barbaric.

Prof Heather Anita Couper, CBE, BSc, DSc (Hon), DLitt (Hon), FInstP, CPhys, FRAS, is a British astronomer who popularized astronomy in the 1980s and also the 1990s on British television, and was president of the British Astronomical Association from 1984 to 1986.

“You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings.”

Dame Jane Morris Goodall, DBE, is an English primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 55-year study of social and...

“The Plant Programme can help save lives.”

Professor Jane Plant is one of the world's leading geochemists, and was chief scientist of the British Geological Survey (BGS) from 2000 to 2005, as well as Professor of Geochemistry at Imperial College, London.

Neal D. Barnard is an American doctor, author, clinical researcher, and founding president of thePhysicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), an international network of doctors, scientists, and laypeople who promote preventive medicine, conduct clinical research, and promote higher...

Srinivasa Ramanujan Iyengar FRS was an Indian mathematician and autodidact who, with almost no formal training in pure mathematics, made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions.