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A photo from @peta

A photo from @peta | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
FACT: Cows too sick to walk or stand are so common on factory farms that there's a word 4 them: DOWNERS. [GRAPHIC]: http://t.co/C5sbbncsCv
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petition: Tell Congress: Don't Let Tigers Go Extinct

petition: Tell Congress: Don't Let Tigers Go Extinct | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Sign the petition today and urge Congress to reauthorize the Multinational Species Conservation Fund and help save tigers from extinction. (103089 signatures on petition)
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Dozens of bomb sniffing dogs 'killed by US security company' in Kuwait

Dozens of bomb sniffing dogs 'killed by US security company' in Kuwait | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Eastern Securities of Kuwait has been accused of murdering the dogs because they were no longer needed.
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Save the Galapagos With GMO Rats. What Could Go Wrong?

Save the Galapagos With GMO Rats. What Could Go Wrong? | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Will environmentalists embrace genetic modification if it can save an island full of endangered species?
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Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? - BBC News

Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? - BBC News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Checking our work emails and social media accounts at all hours of the day is making us more stressed, research suggests, but what can we do about it?
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This Fruit May Help Prevent Alzheimer's, Says New Study

This Fruit May Help Prevent Alzheimer's, Says New Study | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center think that the blueberry could be the ​ultimate ​brain food.
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Omega Institute's Facebook Wall: Another extraordinary example of the emotional language we share with other species.

Omega Institute's Facebook Wall: Another extraordinary example of the emotional language we share with other species. | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
And they don't always like what they see.
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How Much Money the World Would Save If Everyone Became Vegetarian

How Much Money the World Would Save If Everyone Became Vegetarian | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Not curbing its taste for meat could cost the U.S. almost $200 billion each year—and the global economy up to $1.6 trillion.
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Facebook wildlife trade prompts fears among environmentalists - BBC News

Facebook wildlife trade prompts fears among environmentalists - BBC News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Environmentalists say they are worried about the emergence of Facebook as an online marketplace for trade in endangered species.
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Now's the Time to Shift to a Plant-Based Diet

Now's the Time to Shift to a Plant-Based Diet | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The longer we wait, the more we put our children and the planet in jeopardy. 
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Campaigners call for release of SeaWorld-owned wild-born killer whale in Tenerife

Campaigners call for release of SeaWorld-owned wild-born killer whale in Tenerife | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The orca captured off the Dutch coast and now performing shows should be
released into a sea pen, say animal rights activists
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Thousands giving up all animal products for a month as part of Veganuary

Thousands giving up all animal products for a month as part of Veganuary | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Thousands of people have pledged to go vegan and abandon all animal food
products for at least a month
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7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat

7 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
People stop eating meat to lose weight, gain energy, reduce heart disease risk, and lots of other reasons. What happens to your body when you go plant based?
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The Crisis in Flint Isn’t Over. It’s Everywhere.

The Crisis in Flint Isn’t Over. It’s Everywhere. | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The toxic disaster in Flint is not an isolated incident. US water infrastructure is a shambles, a haven for poisonous compounds and lethal bacteria.
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Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling Bill

Senators Reach Deal On National GMO Labeling Bill | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in food products. But critics dislike that this information does not have to appear directly on the food label.
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Livi Livens Up Potted Plants with Vertical Hanging Gardens - Freshome.com

Livi Livens Up Potted Plants with Vertical Hanging Gardens - Freshome.com | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Livi, “a versatile planter for virtually any vertical surface,” reimagines how we incorporate plants into our lives. Instead of exiling dusty potted plants to unfrequented corners, Livi creates a vertical hanging garden.
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Cruel price of fashion’s ultimate status symbol

Cruel price of fashion’s ultimate status symbol | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Ostrich bags are sold by brands such as Prada, Mulberry and Louis Vuitton. The bumpy leather is seen as rare and exotic - and very expensive. But the treatment of the birds is inhumane and distressing.
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Tigers left to starve to death in cages then boiled up to make wine

Tigers left to starve to death in cages then boiled up to make wine | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A MailOnline investigation has revealed the full horror of the farms in China where tigers are bred to feed the growing demand for wine made by stewing their bones for eight years - selling for £400 a bottle.
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The secret US prisons you've never heard of before

The secret US prisons you've never heard of before | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Investigative journalist Will Potter is the only reporter who has been inside a Communications Management Unit, or CMU, within a US prison.
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Top 10 GMO Foods to Avoid

Dr. Edward Group and Anthony Gucciardi discuss the top 10 GMO food list to avoid when shopping or otherwise. http://monsantovideorevolt.com/ Dr. Group'
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Inside the grisly animal house of horrors of abandoned per rescue home

Inside the grisly animal house of horrors of abandoned per rescue home | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The decrepit remains of an abandoned animal rescue centre in Lichfield have been captured by an urban explorer, revealing the mysterious and disturbing scenes hidden within, pictured.
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Why Doctors Need to Talk About Plant-Based Diets

Why Doctors Need to Talk About Plant-Based Diets | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Many doctors struggle to talk about nutrition with their patients. But there is something we can do to fix it.
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Studies Show that GMO wheat can silence or even permanently damage human genes

Studies Show that GMO wheat can silence or even permanently damage human genes | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Studies Show that GMO wheat can silence or even permanently damage human genes (Studies show that #GMO #wheat may silence & even permanently damage human genes & result in serious #health problems http://t.co/dM6qqyoJ5W)...
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This is crazy stuff! GMOs are bad boys

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What Your Food Choices Have to do With Rhinos, Elephants, and Orangutans

What Your Food Choices Have to do With Rhinos, Elephants, and Orangutans | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Palm oil is likely present in some form in nearly every room of your home.
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Probiotics Alone Won't Give You A Healthy Gut You Need Prebiotics Too | Care2 Healthy Living

Probiotics Alone Won't Give You A Healthy Gut You Need Prebiotics Too | Care2 Healthy Living | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Have you been trying to eat more probiotic foods lately? Probiotics are important for gut health, but these foods alone won't give you the results you're
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