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Aerial view of cattle pasture land created from tropical rainforest in Western Mato Grosso State, Western Brazil. Luiz Claudio Marigo / Nature Picture Library / Getty Images Plus

One-quarter of world's tropical land could disappear at the end of the century if global consumption of meat and dairy isn't curbed, resulting in the widespread loss of species and their habitats.

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In a bid to fight the climate crisis, one London university is taking beef off the menu at all campus eateries.

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If you want your vegetarian burger cooked on a different broiler than regular meat patties, you'll have to make a special request when you order. Burger King

By Brian Mastroianni

Earlier this year, fast-food giant Burger King announced it was going to offer a vegetarian-friendly version of its signature sandwich: the Impossible Whopper.

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Farm land bordering an industrial area in South Africa. John Hogg / World Bank Photo Collection

Food production must change drastically and immediately in order to sustain ourselves through the ongoing climate crisis, says a new United Nations report put together by more than 100 experts from 52 different countries, according to The New York Times.

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German politicians from the Social Democrats (SPD) and the Greens on Wednesday proposed raising the value added tax (VAT) on meat to the standard rate of 19%. Currently, meat is taxed at a reduced rate of 7%.

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Agriculture and other land uses now account for nearly a quarter of greenhouse gas emissions. Chesapaeake Bay Program / Flickr

By Julia Conley

When some of the world's top scientists conclude an international summit in Geneva next week, they are expected to call for a major shift to vegetarian diets around the world in order to keep the warming of the globe under 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

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By Ginger Vieira

Type 2 diabetes is far more complicated than simply having eaten too much sugar.

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By Rachael Link, MS, RD

Many people follow the lacto-vegetarian diet for its flexibility and health benefits.

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Pulled 'pork' jackfruit burger. Westend61 / Getty Images

By Kimberly Holland

Summer brings many opportunities to light a grill and cook up a bounty of juicy meats, corn on the cob and potatoes for a backyard barbecue.

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Experts have declared the Mediterranean diet the best diet in 2019 for heart health, body weight and longevity. But what about the "Western diet," consisting of high-fat, processed foods, such as pizza, fries and lots of red meat?

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Beyond Burger patties can have the same calories and fat as a regular burger. Beyond Meat

By Kimberly Holland

Just in time for summer grilling season, the faux-meat burger craze is getting meatier.

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