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Meat-Free Meals Can Help Concerned Americans Reduce
Their Carbon Footprints, Says PETA
For Immediate Release:March 12, 2013
Contact:Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382
Portland, Or. -- Wearing green bikinis and bodypaint, sporting green hair, and holding signs
that read, "Go Green, Go Vegan," three PETA members will distribute
PETA's "Meat's Not Green" leaflets to lunchtime shoppers in downtown
Portland on Wednesday. The bodypainted beauties' point? Whether you were born
with the luck of the Irish or not, the best way to go green and help the
environment is by chucking meat, eggs, and dairy products and going vegan.
When: Wednesday, March 13, 12 noon
Where: The intersection of S.W. Morrison Street and S.W. Broadway, Portland
"Between polluting the soil, water, and air and
gobbling up our natural resources, the meat industry is as toxic to the Earth
as it is to human health," says PETA Executive Vice President Tracy
Reiman. "PETA wants Americans to know that each of us can personally fight
climate change—and save animals—simply by
According to the United Nations, raising animals for
food is "a top contributor to the most serious environmental problems, at
every scale from local to global." In its report, the U.N. found that the
meat industry causes local and global environmental problems even beyond climate change. It said that the meat industry
should be a main focus in every discussion of land degradation, air pollution,
water shortages and pollution, and loss of biodiversity. In addition, vegans
are, on average, trimmer than meat-eaters, and they're less prone to suffering from heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, and
cancer. And of course, every vegan saves more than 100 animals every year from
daily suffering and a terrifying death.
For more information, please visit PETA.org.
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