Environmental Vegetarianism

Does being an environmentalist mean you should be a vegetarian? Read what these bloggers have to say.

Solarkat's Eco blog, whose author initially went adopted a vegetarian diet "...mainly due to environmental and animal rights reasons," discusses differences between vegetarians and vegans and how her urban wildlife class got her thinking.

Dove's Eye View posts about vegetarianism and global warming and writes, "While I have gone vegetarian in the past, I doubt I would again. But I do try to eat more as my Mediterranean peasant grandparents did... ." Read her post to find out what she means.

lotusinthemud posts the article "Vegetarian is the New Prius," by Kathy Freston who writes: "It turns out that raising animals for food is a primary cause of land degradation, air pollution, water shortage, water pollution, loss of biodiversity, and not least of all, global warming."

BlogHer Green and Eco-conscious Editor mipmup also blogs at mipmup.

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