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Master VEG Resources: Environment


The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life & Our World
by John Robbins (2001)
Robbins has some great info on the connection between what we eat and how it affects our environment.

Livestock's Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization 2006. A highly-documented major report by the United Nations on the environmental problems created by the livestock industry.
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Six Arguments for a Greener Diet
by Michael Jacobsen and the staff at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (2006)


Rethinking the Meat Guzzler
by Mark Bittman. New York Times Week IN Review, January 27, 2008
Author and New York Times Food Writer learns about the huge impact animal agriculture has on the environment. Check out the sidebar graphics.


Vegan Outreach: Environmental Destruction
An article about the impact of the consumption of animals on our environment.

A Truly Inconvenient Truth
Provides information and resources about the connection between eating animals and global warming.

PETA: Meat & The Environment
An article about the impact on the environment of eating animals.

Center for Food Safety
What you need to know about food safety and how you can take action to ensure safe food.

Organic Consumers Association
"Campaigning for food safety, organic agriculture, fair trade and sustainability."

Pesticide Action Network
Details on pesticides what you should know and what you can do.

World Watch: Food Feature
News, reports and information about sustainable agriculture & related issues from an omnivore viewpoint.