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rhamphotheca:

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

by Damian Carrington

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.

The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was known but the research shows a new scale and scope of damage, particularly for beef. The popular red meat requires 28 times more land to produce than pork or chicken, 11 times more water and results in five times more climate-warming emissions. When compared to staples like potatoes, wheat, and rice, the impact of beef per calorie is even more extreme, requiring 160 times more land and producing 11 times more greenhouse gases…

(read more: The Guardian UK)

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2damnfeisty:

Everything in me believes that Frank was and always will be Amy Winehouse’s best album. 

Back to Black gives you a peek into her pain and her hardships but Frank allows you to see who she was as a woman, a lover, a friend.

Frank is so slept on and yet full of brilliant vocals.

thoughtsofablackgirl:

blackhaireverywhere:

crimsong19:

consultingpiskies:

Jessica Williams speaks with Sgt. Jasmine Jacobs about Army regulation AR 670-1

Jessica Williams and Travon (one of the staff writers) do it again!

This is why white women can’t be in the natural hair movement

Had to bold that comment

lareinaana:

wakaflaquita:

is rice not the best link between all poc?

the most wonderful common denominator?

#ricesolidarity

thetallblacknerd:

When her status goes from “in a relationship” to “single”

image

iceboats:

when u ask ur mom for fast food and she says yes and asks what u want image

youngblackandvegan:

watch his face when you walk up to him

like

watch him looking down at his phone

and how his face changes when he sees you walk up to meet him

that look right there, that reaction

can tell you so much

seavnteen:

truest shit ever spoken

seavnteen:

truest shit ever spoken

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wugs:

jake the dog   (❍ᴥ❍ʋ)

          and

| (• ◡•)|   finn the human

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