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Japan PM promises Fukushima action

Japan PM promises Fukushima action | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Japan's prime minister pledges action on the Fukushima clean-up, as officials say up to 300 tonnes of radioactive water may be leaking daily.
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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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Plant-Powered Singles: Tips for Healthy Vegan Meals for One

Plant-Powered Singles: Tips for Healthy Vegan Meals for One | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
For single vegans, tips on how to find the motivation to prepare healthy food at home more often, how to tailor quantities, and what staples to keep on hand.
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Nature Does Not Negotiate - Nutrition Studies

Nature Does Not Negotiate - Nutrition Studies | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
I'm known as the Mad Cowboy. For the last 25 years I have spoken out about animal abuse, health and the human diet. It is now time to focus on the problem that has the potential to end human existence on planet Earth.
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Sorry, meat lovers: Cutting out meat from your diet would be great for the climate

Sorry, meat lovers: Cutting out meat from your diet would be great for the climate | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
The less meat people consume and the healthier their diet becomes, the more the climate benefits, Oxford University scientists said in a study published Monday.
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7 Ways Milk and Dairy Products Are Making You Sick

7 Ways Milk and Dairy Products Are Making You Sick | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Today, Americans consume an enormous amount of dairy. The intake of the average American is estimated to be over 600 pounds of dairy products per year.[1] Dairy foods (including cow’s milk) have not been part of the diet of adults...
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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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Why The World Must Shift To Plant-Based Diets: A Doctor Explains

Why The World Must Shift To Plant-Based Diets: A Doctor Explains | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
One simple change could lead to millions of lives and billions of dollars saved....
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Going veggie would cut global food emissions by two thirds and save millions of lives – new study

Going veggie would cut global food emissions by two thirds and save millions of lives – new study | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Dietary changes make a big difference to both people and planet.
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A Vegetarian World Would Be Healthier, Cooler, And Richer: Scientists

A Vegetarian World Would Be Healthier, Cooler, And Richer: Scientists | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
By eating less meat and more fruit and vegetables, the world could avoid several million deaths per year by 2050.
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