Blog Entries Tagged as Environment

  • 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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  • Aug
  • 20

New Study: Go Vegan and Help End World Hunger

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For years, PETA has been saying that if everyone went vegan—and we stopped feeding so many nutritious grains to farmed animals instead of to humans—world hunger would virtually disappear. Now, an eye-opening new study also backs us up.

Researchers at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment determined that 36 percent of the calories in crops are being fed …

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  • Apr
  • 19

Vegan is the ‘new green’ for Earth Day

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Vegan is the new green for Earth Day

Earth Day, April 22, falls on a Meatless Monday this year, so people will have a double incentive to eat vegan meals. Vegan is the “new green.” You can do more for the planet by going vegan than you can by recycling, using cloth bags, taking short showers and walking to work. These actions are important and …

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  • Feb
  • 26

Fight Food Waste With Your Fork

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If you’re like me, you were probably shocked by a recently released report that found that up to half of the world’s food goes to waste . With hundreds of millions of people going hungry every day, how is this possible?

In developing countries, much of the waste is attributable to inefficient harvesting methods or inadequate transportation and storage facilities. Here in the U.S., retailers …

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