Polar Bear Added to the Endangered Species List …

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… which is good for the polar bears, though not so good for us humans, as it’s the first time a species has made the list because its habitat is threatened by global warming. There’s more about that little tidbit on CNN.com. In the meantime, if you’re worried about the polar bears, the best thing you can do to help them out is to go vegetarian. I feel like I may have mentioned this point before on these pages, but it never hurts to say it again: Factory farming is the number 1 cause of global warming. Number 1. Like, top of the list.

So giving up meat helps polar bears. It also helps animals like cows, chickens, and pigs. Who also matter.

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