We have a waste problem. According to the World Bank, global solid waste generation is increasing from more than 3.5 million tonnes per day in 2010 to more than 6 million tonnes per day by 2025.
“A vegan diet is probably the single biggest way to reduce your impact on planet Earth, not just greenhouse gases, but global acidification, eutrophication, land use and water use. (…) Avoiding consumption of animal products delivers far better environmental benefits than trying to purchase sustainable meat and dairy.”
This movement has emerged recently and went viral amongst the youth but is not new. The philosophy of ethical vegans lies primarily in refusing to view animals as a commodity that humans can use and take advantage of freely. It is viewed as animal exploitation and cruelty. Thus, they do not just abstain from eating animal-products; they completely steer clear from using animals for any purpose, like wearing fur, leather or testing products (make up, cosmetics, etc..) on animals. Basically any activity that could harm a creature is considered against vegan ethics.
What is Ethical Wildlife Tourism and Why is it Famous in South-East Asia? Asia is one of the continents that is a home for a diverse range of many, many animals. Due to its geographical history, temperature, topography, altitude and rainfall variations, this continent is rich with the most endangered species of both animals, birds […]