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11 Reasons Why Going Vegan Helps The Planet

5 Tips to Help the Environment: What You Can Do

Cow Poop and the Environment

“Almonds Use More Water Than Beef?”


Cowspiracy – A film about animal agriculture and the toll in takes on the planet.

Watermark – A documentary that explores our relationship with, and use of water.

Blue Gold: World Water Wars – A documentary based on the book Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water by Maude Barlow and Tony Clarke.

Chasing Ice – A documentary following the planet’s rapidly melting glaciers.

Find more environment related books.

Environment Organisations & Websites

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation


Comfortably Unaware – Dr. Richard A. Oppenlander, author of Food Choice and Sustainability and Comfortably Unaware

Green Vegans

Inhabitat – Sustainable design and innovation for the future.

Veganic Gardening

Gentle World

Veganic Agriculture Network

Xeriscaping: How to Make a Drought-Tolerant Landscape

Further reading about the environment…

Animal Agriculture & Fishing

Cowspiracy – Facts on the impact of animal agriculture & fishing on the planet.

Slate – “Pass on Grass: Is grass-fed beef better for the environment?”

Water Consumption – Learn how to conserve water through diet and lifestyle choices:

Truth or Drought – How a plant-based diet reduces water use. #SaveWaterEatPlants

Skip Showers For Beef – Awareness of water consumption through humour.

Government & Policy-Makers

Slowly recognition is being made on the environmental benefits of a plant-based diet.

Forks Over Knives – “Federal Report Finds Plant-Based Diet is Best; Meat Industry is Unhappy”

Tree Hugger – “U.S. dietary guidelines may include environmental concerns for the first time”

The Guardian – “UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet”

United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) – “Growing greenhouse gas emissions due to meat production”

Vegan Outreach – Why Vegan? “Environmental Destruction”