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World Health Day: 9 Things We Can All Do

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.02.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

This year, World Health Day focuses on high blood pressure, one of the many chronic diseases that are increasingly common around the world. The Worl...

Let's Face It: There Is No Such Thing as Humane Meat

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

All of us in society are supposed to believe that cruelty to animals is wrong and that it is a good thing to prevent needless suffering. So if that is true, how can meat be acceptable under any but the most extraordinary circumstances, such as perhaps roasting the bird who died flying into a window?

Meat Is The New Tobacco

Kathy Freston | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Kathy Freston

When I think about the effect of animal products on human health, I'm reminded of how quickly we've done a national about face on tobacco, and I look forward to the day when we have a similar apology from someone who promoted animal products.

Why Does Veganism Make People So Angry?

Christina Pirello | Posted 08.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

This gentle movement that promotes the consumption of a plant-based diet, living a healthier life and leaving a lighter footprint on the planet evokes rage like I have never seen.