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    Should You Put Your Pets on a Plant-Based Diet? Experts Say No

    Should You Put Your Pets on a Plant-Based Diet? Experts Say No

    With more people adopting plant-based diets, it’s not surprising that they might be considering what goes into their pets’ foods too. However, when considering making any dietary changes, animal caretakers need to make sure the unique nutritional needs of their favorite felines and canines are met. For instance, while dogs are considered omnivores, cats are most definitely carnivores.

    5 Virtual Vegan Cooking Classes Worth Taking

    5 Virtual Vegan Cooking Classes Worth Taking

    Whether you’ve been a strict vegan for years or you’re just testing the waters, it can be hard to come up with innovative meals that taste delicious without butter, cheese, or meat. You could certainly scroll through social media or search the depths of Google to find new recipes, but there’s something special about learning in a hands-on way. That’s where cooking classes come in.

    Switching to Plant-Based Diet Could Yield ‘Double Climate Dividend’ for Rich Nations

    Switching to Plant-Based Diet Could Yield ‘Double Climate Dividend’ for Rich Nations

    Nature consists of chain reactions, many of them complex and far-reaching. In a recent study, published in the journal Nature Food, researchers found that if wealthier countries ate less meat and more vegetables, farmland could be rewilded, leaving it for native plants and trees to grow. And the carbon dioxide reduction from the atmosphere could be huge: 98.3 billion tons by the end of the century, BBC News reported.

    Meat Substitutes 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Meat Substitutes 101: Everything You Need to Know

    The demand for plant-based meat alternatives has soared as concerns for animal welfare, biodiversity and environmental impact moved to the forefront of global news in the last few decades. A 2021 study published in Nature Food found that animal-based foods account for twice more greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than plant-based foods. Researchers noted that 57% […]

    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 […]

    7 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Meat in Your Diet

    7 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Meat in Your Diet

    It’s common knowledge that meat has an outsized impact on the environment, but a new study finds that the consequences are even more dire than previously thought. The study, published by Nature Research in 2021, determined that meat is responsible for nearly 60% of all food-production-related greenhouse gas emissions, which is 2x more than plant-based […]

    Getting to the Root of Our Outdated Food System

    Getting to the Root of Our Outdated Food System

    While producing enough food to eat is as basic as human civilization itself, there are times, historically, when following traditional methods falls short. During such crises, survival can depend upon migration or innovation. We are now challenged by the upper limits of our planet to produce enough food sustainably and responsibly to meet growing demand […]