Save the Planet: Ditch Dairy

It’s time to face the facts: animal agriculture is one of the leading causes of deforestation, pollution, and resource depletion. And combined with other environmental threats, it has us cruising for a huge climate crisis in as soon as twelve years. According to recent research, meat and dairy take up a whopping 83% of total farmland, while providing only 18% …

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Meat Industry Fears New Report Calling for Plant-Based Diet to Mitigate Climate and Health Crisis

An important new report from the EAT-Lancet Commission for Food, Planet, and Health emphasizes the vital role food plays in the safety of our planet and global health. These findings are consistent with other recent research, including a study by Science confirming the most effective way to reduce your environmental impact is to stop consuming animal products, and the United …

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Millions of Bodies to be Composted on Taxpayer Dime in North Carolina

Over a month after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina, decimating factory farms where millions of animals were left to die and untreated waste lagoons spilled into waterways, the state continues to suffer. The cause of this suffering, of course, is not just September’s natural disaster–but the huge amount of wasteful and toxic animal agriculture in North Carolina in its path. …

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Plant-Powered Planet Protectors March in San Francisco

This Saturday, Compassion Over Killing marched for the planet in the San Francisco Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice with a coalition of groups including Plant Based Foods Association, Climate Friendly Agriculture Alliance, The Humane League, V-Dog, Center for Biological Diversity, and many more. Together, these organizations marched under a united banner: the Plant-Powered Planet Protectors, or P4. Our empowering …

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Vegan Leaders Join Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project

This week, environmental activists from around the world will join former Vice President Al Gore in Chicago for training through the Climate Reality Project. It’s a three-day summit focusing on public speaking, community organizing, and the latest climate science, with the expectation that in the next year, they’ll each host their own climate-related events and submit articles to newspapers about this important issue.