Environment

This is a must-watch video about the state of our oceans, over-fishing, and the risks to all life on Earth.

"80% of the Oxygen in our atmosphere comes from the Oceans... But its under attack."

GREAT NEWS! The digital copy of the film Cowspiracy is currently on sale for $4.99 (use promo code "VIP2015" at checkout)! You can buy copies and gift them to your friends and family!

According to a report by VegNews, fumes from the manure ponds created by Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) can kill.

Bite Size Vegan (website, youtube channel) created a short, powerful youtube video summarizing seven of the major flaws in mainstream environmental organization advocacy. She also posted an article with further details and a wealth of references!

Below is a quote from the wrap-up in the article. Please watch the video below, read the article, and share this with everyone you know.

This is a great article about many of the challenges facing our species and world, and how a poor choice of diet is the biggest cause of these problems.

Below are selected quotes from the article, along with a copy of the footnotes. You should read the entire article. Note that the article is on three pages.

We have only a few years left, at best, to make radical changes to save ourselves from ecological meltdown. A person who is vegan will save 1,100 gallons of water, 20 pounds CO2 equivalent, 30 square feet of forested land, 45 pounds of grain, and one sentient animal’s life (13) every day. We do not, given what lies ahead of us, have any other option.

While meat consumption is still growing world-wide, it has turned the corner in the US, and has been declining steadily for several years. "A world that eats far less meat, however, is already on the way. Meat consumption has been steadily declining in the U.S.—by 10% per capita since 2007, in fact." (1).

Healthy You Network will be showing Cowspiracy twice, for FREE, at The Loft on Sunday, February 15th at their all-day Sustainability Festival, "Have a Heart For Our Planet". There are special guests, presentations, food, etc, all day from 10 am to 6 pm, and the two free showings are first-come, first-served at 11 am and 3:30 pm.