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Blog Entries Tagged as Environment

  • Jun
  • 24

The True Cost of Cheap Leather

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When a multistory building that housed several clothing factories collapsed in Bangladesh in 2013, killing more than 1,100 garment workers, the world got a rude awakening: Our cheap clothes come at a high cost to others. This issue is back in the news now that police in Bangladesh have filed formal murder charges against dozens of people for …

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  • Dec
  • 30

Why Your Grandchildren Will Probably Be Vegan

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Tonight’s rain is falling lightly on the forest floor, and the Earth responds by giving up her spicy scents. I’ve breathed in these wonderful aromas a thousand times, never wondering if it would ever end, if the rains might stop, or if death would come to these boreal forests. But yes, it might. And water, or rather …

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  • Oct
  • 9

Are You a Meat-Eating ‘Environmentalist’? Think Again

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PETA has long said that you can’t be a meat-eating environmentalist , and an alarming new study shows that we have no time to waste in ditching chicken kebabs and steak sandwiches and choosing humane veggie burgers and falafel instead. According to the Worldwatch Institute , our appetite for meat is taking a tremendous toll on precious resources such as land and water—while also taking …

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  • Apr
  • 17

Join the Food Revolution Summit!

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Few issues have as great an impact on animals , the environment , and your health as the modern American diet. From the intense suffering of billions of chickens, pigs, and other animals on factory farms to the huge health-care costs of treating heart disease, diabetes, cancer and the multitude of other sometimes fatal ailments that frequently have a link to a person’s diet, …

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  • Mar
  • 18

Fashion Icon Vivienne Westwood Gets Her Toes Wet in Vegetarian Campaign

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In honor of World Water Day , Vivienne Westwood has forgone fashion in  favor of her birthday suit in a new video about the meat industry’s depletion of  world water supplies. “I am an eco-warrior, but I take long showers with a clean  conscience because I’m vegetarian,” says Westwood as she bathes in the video.

An impassioned environmentalist, Vivienne reveals …

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  • Dec
  • 30

Healthy Body, Healthy Earth: Go Green!

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Need some more reasons to be happy that you’re vegan (or some motivation to stick to your New Year’s resolution to give meat, eggs, and dairy products the boot)? Check out these recent stories from the news:

Consumer Reports tested more than 300 raw chicken breasts  from stores nationwide and found high levels of bacteria, including salmonella and campylobacter, on 97 percent of the samples. But don’t trust …

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  • Oct
  • 15

Combat Climate Change — With Your Fork

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Swarms of giant hornets have killed dozens of people and injured 1,600 in central China in recent months. Experts believe that unusually warm temperatures in the region have enabled the hornets to breed more successfully. Jellyfish recently clogged water-intake pipes at a nuclear power plant in Sweden , forcing officials there to shut down a 1,400-megawatt reactor. Almost all jellyfish breed better and faster in warmer waters.

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