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What’s Your Nitrogen Footprint?

By now we are all aware of GHGs and carbon emissions, you may even be familiar with the Kyoto protocol and carbon trading, but have you given a thought to your nitrogen footprint? ‘If carbon and climate change seem to … Continue reading

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Starbucks’ Soy Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino is NOT Vegan

I’m not one for fancy over-priced drinks. But it’s still nice to know that if I want a treat, one is available. I hadn’t tried the Starbucks’ Soy Strawberries & Creme Frappuccino and will certainly not be drinking it after … Continue reading

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Nuclear Free World Festival Busan 2012

March 11th marked 1 year since the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Tragedy.  As a sign of support and camaraderie with the Japanese people who are still rebuilding their lives, the people of Busan took to the streets on Saturday to … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Buddhist Temple Food To Hit Paris

In an unusual mix of ancient tradition and modern art, the first Korean Buddhist temple food restaurant will be opened on the rooftop of  Galeries Lafayette in Paris next year, in an effort to introduce the 1,700-year-old Buddhist cuisine to … Continue reading

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Tackling Veg*n Stereotypes – Vegetarian Dogma

Tackling Veg*n Stereotypes People who are new to the idea of veganism will inevitably ask questions, and bravo to them. They may ask why you don’t eat meat or how long you’ve been vegan. Then there are the more annoying questions … Continue reading

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The Business of Eating Dog Meat in South Korea – BusanHaps

There are a growing number of Koreans who are passionately fighting the centuries-old practice of eating dog on the peninsula. Though a relatively small percentage of the Korean population eats dog meat, numbers suggest that a majority believe it is … Continue reading

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Things I Like Thursday – Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary (BAPS)

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Busan Abandoned Pet Sanctuary, BAPS for short, has been a mainstay of community support and foreign canine love for 3 years. It is entirely volunteer supported, and operates under the guidance of giving and gentle people – Jin Young and Leo … Continue reading

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How A Healthy Diet Could Save Your Heart

An article in Time magazine claims that fruits and veggies can halt people’s genetic predispositions to heart problems. For vegetarians and health conscious eaters, it may come as no surprise to hear that fruits and vegetables are good for your heart, … Continue reading

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10 Best Vegan Apps for Free

There are an ever growing number of I-Phone applications geared towards the healthy & environmentally conscious. I’ve trolled the web in search of the most useful, user-friendly and ultimately coolest vegan apps. that fit my price range  – Free. Veg … Continue reading

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New Study: More Problems with Factory Fishing

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University found that fish kept in small tanks become stressed and agitated, exhibiting behavior like that of other animals who are kept in overcrowded or cramped conditions. The article, reported in  the New York Times quotes Dr. … Continue reading

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