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Crunch Numbers, Not Dead Animals, and See How Many Lives You Can Save | TakePart

… meat were prevented from consumption, and the volume of carbon dioxide that won’t be entering the atmosphere. If you’ve only been a vegetarian for a day, you’ve still saved one animal’s life, per the calculator, prevented about a pound of flesh from being consumed, and spared the Earth from four additional pounds of carbon dioxide emissions. Extrapolate those numbers over 10 years of vegetarianism, however, and the calculator shows a far more dramatic impact: 2,020 animals’ lives …

You will eat more than 7,000 animals in your lifetime – that’s a lot of steak – Mirror Online

… around 7,500. Urging people to go veggie, the page says: “We use fewer resources and contribute less CO2 to the atmosphere. “Raising livestock contributes more to global warming than automobiles, and is the second leading cause of global warming behind industrial pollution.” But meat eater Steve Hunt, 41, of south London said he would never give up meat. via You will eat more than 7,000 animals in your lifetime – that’s a lot of steak – Mirror Online. …

Harley’s is a coffee house with heart – Falkirk Herald

… meat-eating friend and son to Harley’s to see what the fuss was about and were impressed at the friendly atmosphere, fantastic prices and delicious food. While Harrison tucked into his pork sausages, I opted for the Vegetarian Flying Scotsman – veggie haggis with a creamy sauce and cheese served in a panini while Jacqui had a pulled pork and barbeque sauce panini. Both were served with coleslaw and salad; at £4.50 each the price is akin to fast food joints but the quality is far superior. …

Spain gets taste for greens as vegans, vegetarians and vegivores flourish | Life and style | The Guardian

The Smiths’ Meat Is Murder  might seem the perfect soundtrack for a vegan festival, but it’s not hard to see why the DJ replaces it halfway through with something more upbeat. Morrissey’s accusatory vocals don’t fit the ambience of a sunny day on Spain’s laidback east coast. Although we’re at an old cigarette factory in a slightly rundown suburb of Alicante, the atmosphere is more like a village fete than a radical meeting. In front of where they used to make the cigarettes (now a …

What Did Ancient Egyptians Really Eat?

… out the relative amounts of the different foods they ate. Was their daily bread really daily? Did they binge on eggplants and garlic? Why didn’t someone spear a fish? A French research team figured out that by looking at the carbon atoms in mummies that had lived in Egypt between 3500 B.C. and 600 A.D. you could find out what they ate. All carbon atoms are taken in by plants from carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by the process of photosynthesis. By eating plants, and the animals that had …

Thinking outside the box: farmers could make more money switching from cattle to carbon

… money by allowing their land to naturally regenerate. Under carbon markets designed to stop global warming, they could get paid to change the use of their land from growing cows to ‘growing carbon’ – receiving around US$1.99 per tonne of carbon dioxide the trees remove from the atmosphere. Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-04-cattle-fields-carbon-farms-tackle.html#jCp …

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