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How to Participate in Veganuary 2022

How to Participate in Veganuary 2022

Are you looking for a New Year’s Resolution that will be healthy for both you and the planet? Veganuary is here to support you in trying out a plant-based diet for the first 31 days of 2022, and maybe beyond. “I think that January is the perfect time to try vegan,” Veganuary U.S. Director Wendy […]

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    Climate Cost of Organic Meat Is Just as High as Conventionally Produced Meat

    Climate Cost of Organic Meat Is Just as High as Conventionally Produced Meat

    By Brett Wilkins Advocates for eco-friendly, plant-based diets hailed a study published last week that revealed the climate cost of organic meat production is as high as that of conventionally produced animal products. The study, published on December 15 in Nature Communication and reported Wednesday in The Guardian, used the German government’s climate damage cost […]

    How Changes in Our Diet Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

    How Changes in Our Diet Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

    By Anne-Sophie Brändlin October 16 marks World Food Day this year, a day celebrated every year by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). World Food Day is a call to make healthy and sustainable diets affordable and accessible for everyone, while nurturing the planet at the same time. But how can this be […]

    Controversial Study Dismisses Public Health Risks of Meat Consumption

    Controversial Study Dismisses Public Health Risks of Meat Consumption

    It has long been a public health truism that limiting meat consumption is better for your body. The World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer and the World Cancer Research Fund both say red or processed meat can cause cancer, as Reuters noted. But a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine […]

    12 Tons of Raw Beef Recalled, ‘Unfit for Human Consumption’

    12 Tons of Raw Beef Recalled, ‘Unfit for Human Consumption’

    Meat-eaters put a lot of faith in USDA inspection facilities, which are often overwhelmed by an endless flow of animals ready for slaughter to meet our seemingly endless demand for meat. Cutting back on meat has tremendous benefits for the environment. And, it may keep you safe from food-borne illnesses when there’s a slip-up at […]

    This London University Bans Beef Sales on Campus

    This London University Bans Beef Sales on Campus

    In a bid to fight the climate crisis, one London university is taking beef off the menu at all campus eateries. Goldsmiths, University of London announced the beef ban Monday as part of a series of steps designed to help the institution, which has declared a climate emergency, go carbon neutral by 2025. Other measures […]