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VegFest, Vegetarianism And The Planet

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Sergi Alexander - Getty Images

Sergi Alexander – Getty Images

There’s a reason to go meatless at least a few times a week: The raising of livestock generates more global warming gases than all the cars, trucks, trains, ships, and planes put together – WHOA!

Did you know that livestock is the biggest cause of deforestation, soil erosion, and a leading source of water pollution? Crazy. Solution: Try swapping out that Salisbury steak for healthy salad once in a while.

Did you know that compared to producing vegetarian food, raising livestock consumes vast amounts of fossil fuels? Solution: Try cutting down on all those drives to the hamburger stand…

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