Julie Cappiello

Humanity's Meat and Dairy Intake Must Be Cut in Half by 2050 to Avoid Dangerous Climate Change

In a recent press release on its website, Greenpeace called for a reduction in meat, dairy, and egg consumption. A new report by the organization states that "global meat and dairy production and consumption must be cut in half by 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change." The report also confirms what many health professionals have said for years: Eating meat and dairy raises various health risks, including risk of cancer, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Indeed, calling for such a reduction is vital to the fight against global warming, as animal agriculture is the number-one driver of climate change.

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Watch: Natalie Portman Explains Why She's Vegan in Heartwarming Speech

At the 27th annual Environmental Media Awards benefit, vegan celebrities took to the stage to highlight the environmental impact of eating animals.

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World's Largest Meatpacking Company CEO Arrested Amid Corruption and Bribery Scandals

The CEO of meatpacking giant JBS S.A. has been arrested in São Paulo, Brazil, amid a corruption and bribery scandal involving nearly 2,000 politicians, including Brazil’s president, Michel Temer.

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Fish Farming Is So Filthy That Salmon Are Getting Lice

Last year, wholesale salmon prices rose by 50 percent due to an outbreak of sea lice from Sweden to Norway and Chile, according to The Guardian.

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