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Beset 10 vegan infographics to make the ultimate case for veganism

Best 10 vegan infographics to make the ultimate case for veganism

People are often more interested in information when presented visually. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. So, it follows that infographics can provide an avenue to communicate information effectively. Infographics incorporate both visuals and text to allow people to absorb information more easily. I’ve created the following vegan infographics to communicate …

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Why don't vegans eat eggs? 7 eye-opening reasons the world is better off without eggs

Why don’t vegans eat eggs? 7 reasons the world would be better off without them

If you haven’t thought much about the egg industry, it’s natural to wonder, “Why don’t vegans eat eggs?” On the surface, it doesn’t seem like there’s a problem. Chickens naturally lay eggs, which most people think are healthy to eat – what’s the issue? As it turns out, there are quite a number. Vegans don’t …

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Why don't vegans drink milk? 5 secrets the dairy industry doesn't want you to know

Why don’t vegans drink milk? 5 secrets the dairy industry doesn’t want you to know

Like many non-vegans, you might wonder, “Why don’t vegans drink milk? Don’t cows just need to be milked? You don’t have to kill cows for milk, anyway. And isn’t it a good source of calcium?” Yet common myths like these are simply marketing facades that the industry promotes to fuel our insatiable consumption of dairy. …

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Why don't vegans eat fish? 5 little-known reasons we're all better off leaving fish in the ocean

Why don’t vegans eat fish? 5 little-known reasons we’re all better off leaving fish in the ocean

It’s often harder for people to feel compassion for aquatic animals like fish because they seem so foreign and distant to us. Many people think of them almost as moving, automated plants. So, why don’t vegans eat fish? While many vegans don’t eat fish because they, too, are sentient creatures who feel pain, the case …

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veganism and climate change

Veganism and climate change: the hidden solution

What’s the link between veganism and climate change? Shifting to a vegan diet is the single biggest action each of us can take to stop the climate crisis, according to the largest-ever food production analysis conducted in 2018 and published in the journal Science. Researchers assessed food’s impact by accounting for its land use, greenhouse …

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Easy transition to vegan in 7 weeks - the only thing you'll regret is that you didn't do it sooner!

Easy transition to vegan in 7 weeks – you’ll never look back!

People transition to vegan diets for three overarching reasons: social justice concerns, personal and public health and slowing the climate crisis. With a strong understanding of the positive difference you’re making and a few tools, you can make a successful, easy transition to vegan eating that is energizing rather than daunting. Of course, no one …

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Buying local meat from small farms? You've been fooled

Buying local meat from small farms? How marketing fooled you

Many people erroneously believe that buying local meat from small-scale animal farms will solve the environmental, public health and ethical issues of factory farming. Firstly, 70% of cows and about 99% of other animal products in the U.S. come from factory farms. And despite marketing messages that want you to believe small farms are a …

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The false notion of "sustainable meat" depends on deceptive ecolabels, industries underreporting emissions, empty promises of "net zero" emissions and the misconception that meat from small, local farms is more ecofriendly.

“Sustainable meat”: the 3 greenwashing lies of Animal Ag

Desperate to salvage their environmental reputation, the animal agriculture industry has taken to attempting to “greenwash” their products with the idea of “sustainable meat” and animal products. “Greenwashing” refers to the animal agriculture industry’s attempt to downplay the impact of farming animals on the climate through deceptive ecolabels, underreporting emissions, false promises of sustainability projects …

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Why do people go vegan? The ultimate case for veganism

Why do people go vegan? The ultimate case for veganism

Before I beccame vegan, I wondered, like many people, “Why do people go vegan?” Even when I was vegetarian, it didn’t seem to me on the surface like dairy or eggs caused harm. “So, what’s the issue?” I thought. When I was a Rotary Youth Exchange student in Chile ten years ago, I ate meat. …

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Is shrimp vegan? 5 ways shrimp threaten people and the planet

Is shrimp vegan? 5 proven ways shrimp threaten people and the planet

As some people question whether shrimp even feel pain (they do), you might wonder – is shrimp vegan? No, shrimp not vegan because they are sentient creatures. But the problems with shrimp extend far beyond that. Many vegans don’t eat shrimp for five other significant reasons that you may never have heard.  Farmed or wild-caught: …

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