HAPPY EARTH DAY ❤️I love the earth, and I love that we use today as an excuse to celebrate it, butttt...it’s time to stop ignoring the facts!
ANIMAL AGRICULTURE IS KILLING OUR PLANET🌍 You heard me! Yes, driving less and recycling helps. But the leading cause of deforestation? ANIMAL AGRICULTURE🙅♀️Seven football fields’ worth of land is bulldozed every minute to create more room for farmed animals and the crops that feed them. Habitat destruction? ANIMAL AGRICULTURE🙅♀️In the US, 260 million acres of forests have been cleared...completely decimating animal habitats. Species extinction? ANIMAL AGRICULTURE🙅♀️The UN reports an estimate of up to 100 plant and animal species lost every day. Ocean dead zones? ANIMAL AGRICULTURE🙅♀️More than a third of the global catch of wild fish is ground into fishmeal and fish oil to feed farmed animals – including farmed fish! And while there are many causes of waste, it is still worth noting that a factory farm in Utah (owned by Smithfield) creates more waste in a year than THE ENTIRETY OF METROPOLITAN LA!!!!😭😭😭So yes, carpool (animal agriculture is responsible for 18% of the total release of greenhouse gases world-wide...which is more than all the cars, trucks, planes, and ships in the world combined) and do all you can in your daily lives to help the planet, but remember...the fate of our planet BEGINS WITH THE CHOICES WE MAKE REGARDING THE FOOD WE PUT ON OUR PLATES. Livestock farming is only in demand because of human consumption. So this Earth Day, let’s not just mourn for the state of our planet...let’s give a damn and do something about it! Want to make the transition? Consider @_challenge22_ - a 22 day vegan challenge - complete with registered dietitians, mentors, recipes, and a supportive community full of people of all walks of life all experiencing similar things. I (along with the majority of vegans I know) can say that going vegan was the single best decision I have ever made. So happy Earth Day, people! GO VEGAN✊🌱 p.s. if you still don’t know how to go vegan I will you do my very best to inspire you on a daily basis, for the planet, the animals and for you to live a healthier, happier and longer life