Naked PETA Protesters Painted As the Earth to Ask Vancouver to Go Vegan in Order to Save the Planet

Bodypainted Activists Will Inform Canadians That Eating Vegan Meals Is the Most Effective Way to Spare Resources, Save Our Planet 

For Immediate Release:
April 19, 2013

Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382

Vancouver – In honor of Earth Day, seven PETA members wearing nothing but blue-and-green bodypaint to represent the Earth will gather in Vancouver on Monday with signs that read, “You Can Save the Planet! ” and “Go Vegan!” to tell environmentally conscious Canadians that they can still help the planet on an individual level simply by choosing healthy, humane vegan meals.

When:   Monday, April 22, 12 noon sharp 

Where:  Intersection of W. Georgia and Granville streets, Vancouver

“According to the United Nations, the meat industry is in large part responsible for some of the most serious environmental problems that we face today, including climate change,” says PETA Executive Vice President Tracy Reiman. “Each of us can help stop damage to our forests, our water supply, and the global climate—all we have to do is keep meat, eggs, and dairy products off our plates.”

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