Quotes

  • I grew up in cattle country - that's why I became a vegetarian. Meat stinks, for the animals, the environment, and your health - K.D. Lang

Environmental Pollution and Solutions

Recycling - reducing our impact on our Wonderful Planet.

Paper , Plastic, Glass, Cans, Tyres, Composting/Food Gardening

Animal Voice

sad_pigThe best place to find out about animal rights in South Africa - animal-voice.org

Quick Poll

Why did you choose to be a vegetarian..?
 
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tomatoeYour Health

Vegetarian foods provide us with all the nutrients that we need, minus the saturated fat, cholesterol, and contaminants that are found in meat, eggs, and dairy products. Plant-based diets protect us against heart disease, diabetes, obesity, strokes, and several types of cancer. Vegetarians also have stronger immune systems and, on average, live 10 years longer than meat-eaters do. Read more.

 
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pigletsCruelty to Animals

Animals in factory farms have no legal protection from cruelty that would be illegal if it were inflicted on dogs or cats, including neglect, mutilations, genetic manipulation, drug regimens that cause chronic pain and crippling, transport through all weather extremes, and gruesome and violent slaughter. Read more.

 
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grassbladeThe Environment

Methods of farming animals for meat are poisoning and depleting our potable water, arable land, and clean air. Up to 8,500 gallons of water can be used to produce one pund of beef, and since farmed animals produce 130 times more excrement than the human population does, the run-off from their waste also greatly pollutes our waterways. Read more.

 
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globeWorld Hunger

Raising animals for food is extremely inefficient—for every pound of food that they eat, only a fraction of the calories are returned in the form of edible flesh. If we stopped intensively breeding farmed animals and grew crops to feed humans instead, we would easily be able to feed every human on the planet with healthy and affordable vegetarian foods. Read more.