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What if We All Became Vegetarians? (Infographic)

We don't need to all dive head-first into a raw vegan diet. However, posing this question helps us determine the mathematical impact red meat, poultry and cheese--yes, even cheese--have on our planet.…

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Alicia Silverstone Fights for Farm Animals

By Jaime Warburton, Ecorazzi Alicia Silverstone adds another notch to her already impressive vegan belt as the spokesperson for Farm Sanctuary’s new Compassionate Communities Campaign (CCC).  Their…

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How Clean Are Your Eggs?

Do you routinely wash your eggs before you break them and cook them? I certainly don’t, and that is why I was so baffled when, after visiting a local farm and walking away with a dozen fresh eggs, the…

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Are Garbage Disposals Eco-Friendly?

By Jon Fisher, The Nature Conservancy You're standing at the kitchen sink cleaning the dinner dishes when eco-confusion strikes: what's the greenest way to dispose of your meat scraps and other non…

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3 Ways Factory Farms Contribute to Air Pollution

By Katy Farber, Moms Clean Air Force Last week over at my blog, Non-Toxic Kids, I released a new ebook called Eat Non-Toxic: a manual for busy parents. For months now, I have been writing this …

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Americans Love Pets But Still Cruel To Animals, Advocate Says

by Lee Shearer, Contributor to Animals & Pets on Allthingshealing.com Editor's Note from Erica Settino, ATH Editor of Animals & Pets: Humane Society of The United States President, Wayne Pa…

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The Humane Society and Egg Producers Hatch a Plan

The conventional chicken egg is, when you really think about it, extraordinarily cheap considering what is being offered. Your average sized egg contains 71 calories made up of 6 grams of protein, 5% …

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Factory Farms: 100 Times More Waste than Sewage Plants

According to a newly published article on Alternet.org and the animal protection organization Free from Harm, factory farms in the US generate more waste from animals than is made by all humans in the…

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Factory Farmed Meat: Why It’s Not Good for Us

In the interest of being able to back up my eating choices with actual facts (I am not one of the lucky few in possession of a photographic memory, or even an I-took-good-notes memory), I decided to p…

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Egg-Tastic: California Sets the Standard

In 2003 a San Diego County, California, egg producer was investigated by the county's Animal Services Department because a neighbor saw his workers emptying bucketfuls of squirming hens (hens who had …

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