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Pope Francis offered $1m charity donation to go vegan for Lent

Environmental campaigners have issued a challenge to Pope Francis: go vegan for Lent and receive $1m for the charity of his choice. The purpose of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign, led by 12-year-old Genesis Butler, is to encourage people to eat … Continue reading

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As climate warnings loom, new poultry plant last thing Canada needs

While much of America reels from recent news regarding potentially catastrophic effects of climate change in the White House-commissioned National Climate Assessment (NCA), Canadians are instead learning of a new $660-million poultry processing plant opening in Ontario. Continue Reading…

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V is for ‘Vegan’: Plant-Based School Lunches on the Rise

With obesity rates on the rise, particularly among children, pressures from First Lady Michelle Obama and the USDA have increased the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and leaner meats in school lunches, while also reducing the amount … Continue reading

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Drastic Reductions in Meat Consumption Worldwide Could Help Fight Climate Change

Dramatic changes in diets around the world could help to ensure that global temperatures keep from rising above 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. If the world piled on the veggies and cut back on steaks and hamburgers, the … Continue reading

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