Written by PETA
might make you blue, but red and white meat isn't green.
just as true halfway around the Earth as it is here. That's why these members
of PETA Asia-Pacific went earthy from head to
toe: to ask the folks in that part of the world to dump their Earth-wrecking
addictions to meat.
A leading contributor to climate change is the emission of greenhouse gasses such as carbon
dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide. Raising animals for food is one of the
largest sources of carbon-dioxide emissions and the single largest source of both methane and nitrous-oxide
emissions. We now use 30
percent of the Earth's land to raise animals for food. And the excrement-riddled
runoff from factory farms pollutes
our waterways more than all other industrial sources combined.
it's your turn. You know what I'm about to say: Go blue, go green, go vegan!
Written by Michelle Sherrow
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