- The Facts:The Intercept, in partnership with Sentient Media, have introduced an eight-part video series about factory farms, animal agriculture and animal rights, entitled “Animal Matters.” Episode three has just been released.
- Reflect On:Why do we eat animals? Why have we been made to believe that the human body requires meat and dairy when all of the evidence points to the opposite? Why do we participate and vote with our dollar to continue subjecting innocent beings to torture?
Read more & video: “Animal Matters: Episode 3” (9:59) via Why Do So Many Humans Believe Animal Life Has No Value Or Is Of Lesser Worth? — Collective Evolution
Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation
Katie Polhman, June 08, 2016
Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged May 26 that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country.
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- The Facts:Another study has emerged showing that plant-based diets not only give endurance athletes an edge when it comes to heart health, performance, and recovery, but it also satisfies their nutritional needs.
- Reflect On:With so many examples and so much science showing how a vegan diet is nothing but beneficial for our own biology as well as the planet, why do some choose to not acknowledge it or claim that this information is false?
It’s concerning how so much focus is put on transitioning from fossil fuels to clean energy technology, and absolutely no attention is paid to animal agriculture. Everybody on the planet could drive electric cars and all industries could use clean energy technology and that still would not even compare to the environmental impact of everyone adopting a plant-based diet. Due to the fact that approximately 80 percent of the Amazon rainforest is destroyed for animal agriculture, reducing our meat and dairy production would provide us with an opportunity to restore Earth’s lungs. CO2 has been much higher in the past, but deforestation was never been this bad. How come CO2 and fossil fuels are constantly being addressed, yet animal agriculture and deforestation are virtually ignored? Read more
via New Study Shows What Vegan Diets Do For Heart Health, Endurance Athletes & Sport Performance — Collective Evolution
There is a troubling trend among internet readers, and that’s the fact that billions of people area reading titles of an article and having a bad reaction before reading the actual article and examining the sources. The bad reaction usually comes when evidence is presented which strongly goes against the widely accepted belief held by the majority…Read more & videos
via Serious Errors Found In Widely Cited Global Warming Study — Collective Evolution
(Natural News) As the problem of deforestation continues to spread around the globe, one brave orangutan has decided that he’s had enough. Loggers were tearing down trees left and right in the Ketapang Regency on the island of Borneo, when the orangutan began defending its home. Daring to climb across a fallen tree, the fearless creature…..Read more & video
via Orangutan defends forest home from giant excavator ripping down trees — NaturalNews.com
Vic Bishop, Staff Writer
In what is being called the biggest attack on the Amazon in fifty years, Brazil has just opened a massive area of the rainforest up to mining. A formerly protected national reserve twice the size of New Jersey, which is home to several indigenous tribes, has been officially abolished and will be turned over to mining interests.
Sadly, the decision wasn’t even made by a democratic body or informed vote, but by a presidential decree which changes rules, effectively abolishing a protected area known as the National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca). Brazilian President Michel Temer’s time in office has been marked by scandal and corruption, most notably for offering concessions to big business interests in exchange for money and votes……
Read more & video at: Waking Times
Millions of people are waking up every single year to the many issues that currently plague our planet. One of the biggest is food, as we are coming to understand how closely diet and nutrition are connected to our health and how much we’ve been lied to about the food promoted and sold to us. It’s…
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