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It's Earth Week, Let's Make a Choice
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It's Earth Week, Let's Make a Choice

Veganism is the best way to protect the environment. Often meat-eaters are unaware of the fact that a lot goes into breeding those animals in the farms. They often jokingly say that they are actually saving the trees by not eating them. But sadly, this is not true.

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There are many things that we do to try to save the planet in our own little ways. It could be lesser use of electricity, plastics, recycling stuff, using public transport etc. All these things are important and do make a difference. But what makes a much bigger difference is quitting meat consumption. This might sound impossible to some people. I use to feel the same when I used to think of it. But then one day I decided and do not regret it any day.

If you care about the environment, you must know that meat is not green. This is in fact a campaign run by PETA during Earth week or 'Meat is not green' week from April 20 onwards. It has been declared by United Nation report that there is more greenhouse gases emission from the livestock sector than any of the other sources. 65% of the total nitrous oxide emissions are through meat, egg and dairy industry alone. If we turn vegan, we can definitely take a giant leap towards our goal of saving our planet.

Even if we can't turn suddenly into vegans, we all can cut down our meat intake. By going one step t a time, you can turn into a vegan over the years. And especially when saving the environment is not the only reason to be a vegan. It gives you a long and healthy life too to enjoy your green earth!

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  1. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Vote #3 Akanksha!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      thank you so much Carolyn :)
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      1. Carolyn
        Carolyn
        I love the picture with your article too! Congrats for making Top Posts fast!
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        1. Akanksha
          Akanksha
          Thanks...I love these quickies :)
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  2. Sumit  Bhardwaj
    Sumit Bhardwaj
    Hmm.. Somthing to think over. I wonder sometimes about this fact, in what ways the livestock sector generates the nitrous oxide...anyways. Good story Akanksha! :)
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  3. Pankaj Bhardwaj
    Pankaj Bhardwaj
    Nice!!!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks!!
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  4. Roopam
    Good post!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Roopam!
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  5. dianabart
    dianabart
    Love it voted and shared on my Faith Food and Fitness page.. please feel free to share your blogs on my page! :)
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Oh really? Thanks Diana. Will do.
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