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    wind-willow:



Earthlings
101 Reasons to go Vegan
Carnism: The Psychology of Eating Meat
Vegan Starter Kit
The Humane Myth
All About Veganism
Holocaust on a Conveyor Belt

Animals Should Be Off the Menu- Philip Wollen
“Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable” - Gary L. Francione
What Came Before
Glass Walls: Paul McCartney
Why don’t vegans eat dairy, eggs, honey, or palm oil?:
Dairy’s Dark Side: Undercover Investigation
Truth behind dairy

Truth behind eggs/chicken
Truth behind beef
Truth behind pork
Truth behind animal testing
Cruelty in the Honey Industry

Palm Oil - In the deforestation process, orangutans are often run over by logging machinery, beaten to death, buried alive or set on fire. And in some cases, the absolute unthinkable is done to female orangutans - they are captured and used in Indonesian brothels as prostitutes; where they are tied down and raped on a daily basis. 
Truth behind fur for fashion
Veganism and the environment
The problem with marine parks, circuses, zoos, horse racing, hunting, vivisection, and violence
Blackfish Documentary (marine parks)
Health Benefits:
Animal Protein is Killing You
Preventing Diseases With a Plant-Based (vegan) Diet
Not Milk- Scientific Studies on Dairy
Where a non-vegan meal comes from:
Meet Your Meat


From Farm to Fridge

Effective Vegan Advocacy:
Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach
Talking With Non-Vegans About Veganism (video)
Talking With Non-Vegans About Veganism (text)
Understanding the Psychology of Eating Meat for Effective Vegan Advocacy
Documentaries on netflix for being happy and healthy while living compassionately:
Forks Over Knives
Food Inc.
Hungry For Change
Food Matters
Vegan Posts

"Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’?” - Moby
“Veganism is not a limitation in any way; it’s an expansion of your love, your commitment to nonviolence, and your belief in justice for all.”  - Gary L. Francione
"If animals are not mere things; if they have moral value, we cannot justify eating, wearing, or using them particularly when we have no better reason than palate pleasure or fashion.  If you are eating, wearing, or using animals, then your actions say that you regard them as mere things, despite what your words say.” - Gary L. Francione
“Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable” - Gary L. Francione
“Being vegan is easy. Are there social pressures that encourage you to continue to eat, wear, and use animal products? Of course there are. But in a patriarchal, racist, homophobic, and ableist society, there are social pressures to participate and engage in sexism, racism, homophobia, and ableism. At some point, you have to decide who you are and what matters morally to you. And once you decide that you regard victimizing vulnerable nonhumans is not morally acceptable, it is easy to go and stay vegan” - Gary L. Francione
Vegan Blogs:
http://vegan-because-fuck-you.tumblr.com/
http://kady-xvx.tumblr.com/
http://hippyveganchick.tumblr.com/
http://veg-tastic.tumblr.com/
http://fuckyesvegans.tumblr.com/
http://fuckyeahfatvegans.tumblr.com/
http://havocados.tumblr.com/
http://passion-for-compassion.tumblr.com/
http://resident-tofu.tumblr.com/
http://from-meat-to-bean.tumblr.com/
http://live-for-loving.tumblr.com/
http://empatheticvegan.tumblr.com/
http://veganprobs.tumblr.com/
http://fuckyeahveg.tumblr.com/
http://vegan-gelical.tumblr.com/
http://ahimsavegan.tumblr.com/
http://fuckyeahcompassion.tumblr.com/
http://dontbreakveg.tumblr.com/
http://vegan-veins.tumblr.com/
http://vegann-fortheanimals.tumblr.com/
http://thatvegancosplayer.tumblr.com/
http://anonymous-vegan.tumblr.com/
http://seitanpancake.tumblr.com/
http://theveganabolitionist.tumblr.com/
http://fuckyeahveganlife.tumblr.com/
http://animalrightshumanwrongs.tumblr.com/

    wind-willow:

    Earthlings

    101 Reasons to go Vegan

    Carnism: The Psychology of Eating Meat

    Vegan Starter Kit

    The Humane Myth

    All About Veganism

    Holocaust on a Conveyor Belt

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    Animals Should Be Off the Menu- Philip Wollen

    • “Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable” - Gary L. Francione

    What Came Before

    Glass Walls: Paul McCartney

    Why don’t vegans eat dairy, eggs, honey, or palm oil?:

    Dairy’s Dark Side: Undercover Investigation

    Truth behind dairy

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    Truth behind eggs/chicken

    Truth behind beef

    Truth behind pork

    Truth behind animal testing

    Cruelty in the Honey Industry

    image

    Palm Oil - In the deforestation process, orangutans are often run over by logging machinery, beaten to deathburied alive or set on fire. And in some cases, the absolute unthinkable is done to female orangutans - they are captured and used in Indonesian brothels as prostitutes; where they are tied down and raped on a daily basis. 

    Truth behind fur for fashion

    Veganism and the environment

    The problem with marine parks, circuses, zoos, horse racing, hunting, vivisection, and violence

    Blackfish Documentary (marine parks)

    Health Benefits:

    Animal Protein is Killing You

    Preventing Diseases With a Plant-Based (vegan) Diet

    Not Milk- Scientific Studies on Dairy

    Where a non-vegan meal comes from:

    Meet Your Meat

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    From Farm to Fridge

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    Effective Vegan Advocacy:

    Animal Rights: The Abolitionist Approach

    Talking With Non-Vegans About Veganism (video)

    Talking With Non-Vegans About Veganism (text)

    Understanding the Psychology of Eating Meat for Effective Vegan Advocacy

    Documentaries on netflix for being happy and healthy while living compassionately:

    Forks Over Knives

    Food Inc.

    Hungry For Change

    Food Matters

    Vegan Posts

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    • "Could you look an animal in the eyes and say to it, ‘My appetite is more important than your suffering’?” - Moby
    • Veganism is not a limitation in any way; it’s an expansion of your love, your commitment to nonviolence, and your belief in justice for all.”  - Gary L. Francione
    • "If animals are not mere things; if they have moral value, we cannot justify eating, wearing, or using them particularly when we have no better reason than palate pleasure or fashion.  If you are eating, wearing, or using animals, then your actions say that you regard them as mere things, despite what your words say.” - Gary L. Francione
    • “Veganism is not about giving anything up or losing anything; it is about gaining the peace within yourself that comes from embracing nonviolence and refusing to participate in the exploitation of the vulnerable” - Gary L. Francione
    • “Being vegan is easy. Are there social pressures that encourage you to continue to eat, wear, and use animal products? Of course there are. But in a patriarchal, racist, homophobic, and ableist society, there are social pressures to participate and engage in sexism, racism, homophobia, and ableism. At some point, you have to decide who you are and what matters morally to you. And once you decide that you regard victimizing vulnerable nonhumans is not morally acceptable, it is easy to go and stay vegan” - Gary L. Francione

    Vegan Blogs:

    http://vegan-because-fuck-you.tumblr.com/

    http://kady-xvx.tumblr.com/

    http://hippyveganchick.tumblr.com/

    http://veg-tastic.tumblr.com/

    http://fuckyesvegans.tumblr.com/

    http://fuckyeahfatvegans.tumblr.com/

    http://havocados.tumblr.com/

    http://passion-for-compassion.tumblr.com/

    http://resident-tofu.tumblr.com/

    http://from-meat-to-bean.tumblr.com/

    http://live-for-loving.tumblr.com/

    http://empatheticvegan.tumblr.com/

    http://veganprobs.tumblr.com/

    http://fuckyeahveg.tumblr.com/

    http://vegan-gelical.tumblr.com/

    http://ahimsavegan.tumblr.com/

    http://fuckyeahcompassion.tumblr.com/

    http://dontbreakveg.tumblr.com/

    http://vegan-veins.tumblr.com/

    http://vegann-fortheanimals.tumblr.com/

    http://thatvegancosplayer.tumblr.com/

    http://anonymous-vegan.tumblr.com/

    http://seitanpancake.tumblr.com/

    http://theveganabolitionist.tumblr.com/

    http://fuckyeahveganlife.tumblr.com/

    http://animalrightshumanwrongs.tumblr.com/

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    motherearthnewsmag:

Try a Wood Pallet Project
A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse and more from repurposed wood pallets.

By Kitty Werner

    motherearthnewsmag:

    Try a Wood Pallet Project

    A couple in Vermont has created potting sheds, a greenhouse and more from repurposed wood pallets.

    By Kitty Werner

    — 1 month ago with 159 notes

    recycleandcreate:

    A new trend in home improvement is to try to create more personalized space that would reflect your preferences and character, rooms full of originality and creativity. Although tastes are so varied , you can bring in your home with minimal financial investment, extraordinary decorative and useful furniture, sofas, tables, shelves made ​​from … wood pallets. Wood pallets have stopped being just simple building material and began to be used independently, in order to achieve originality and also cheap furniture. The possibilities in which you can use wood pallets are endless: you can paint and use them as a coffee table in the living room, sofa for the patio, flower holders or shelves in the kitchen. A set of wheels will only cost $ 3.49, and a pallet can be found at any materials storage for free or for a very small amount. If you can not find a pallet, it can be bought for $ 17 .

    — 1 month ago with 620 notes
    diyhoard:

Pallet TheaterAnother super smart way to reuse crates. To get cheap cushions, try buying lawn furniture cushions/mattresses. Stack pallets in increasing order to create a “movie theater” feel.

    diyhoard:

    Pallet TheaterAnother super smart way to reuse crates. To get cheap cushions, try buying lawn furniture cushions/mattresses. Stack pallets in increasing order to create a “movie theater” feel.

    — 1 month ago with 851 notes
    CAN WE TALK ABOUT PALLETS FOR A MOMENT?!

    itstumblingwithgrace:

    BECAUSE

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    THEY

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    ARE

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    SO

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    MOTHERFUCKING

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    AWESOME

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    LOOK IT’S STAIRS

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    FANCY MOTHERFUCKING CANDLE HOLDER THING

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    SWING? HELL YEAH

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    LET’S HAVE A MOVIE NIGHT

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    IT’S A PLAYGROUND

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    IT’S A HOUSE

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    PALLETS MAN

    — 1 month ago with 2983 notes

    averymuether:

    Growing up and even now I have learned in depth about wild animals and other creatures. But when I learned about farm animals and other commonly eaten animals I was taught “milk comes from cows!” “chickens lay eggs!” very basic facts about how we consume and use them. When really these animals are so interesting and are not just “dumb” or “food” animals. People disconnect themselves from these animals so they feel less guilty when eating them.

    (via fuckyeahcompassion)

    — 2 months ago with 14815 notes

    crystalqueerotter:

    wire-man:

    plants are weird.

    *fucking awesome

    (Source: noklal, via mymindmyworldmyrules)

    — 2 months ago with 1444 notes
    caretorecycle:

There are many ways we Care to Recycle®! The next time you finish up the last bit of shampoo, or you’ve emptied your child’s bubble bath, try getting creative with some of the above repurposing ideas as inspiration! 

    caretorecycle:

    There are many ways we Care to Recycle®! The next time you finish up the last bit of shampoo, or you’ve emptied your child’s bubble bath, try getting creative with some of the above repurposing ideas as inspiration! 

    (via cleanleafygreens)

    — 2 months ago with 25369 notes
    
#SAVETHEBEES
GARDENERS BEWARE: Many of the plants you buy at Home Depot and Lowe’s may be treated with bee-killing neonictinoids. Because there’s no clear labeling, many good-intentioned gardeners end up poisoning the very bees they are trying to help! http://ow.ly/xakJk (*Home Depot has indicated it is working on safer alternatives, but Lowe’s has not yet responded). That’s just one of the many things you’ll learn from our fascinating photo essay featuring beekeepers and experts! Check it out » http://ow.ly/xakJk The more you learn, the more you can help protect our bees! Help SPREAD this post as part of Bee Week! TELL US » What alternatives to pesticides do you use in your garden?

    #SAVETHEBEES

    GARDENERS BEWARE: Many of the plants you buy at Home Depot and Lowe’s may be treated with bee-killing neonictinoids. Because there’s no clear labeling, many good-intentioned gardeners end up poisoning the very bees they are trying to help! http://ow.ly/xakJk (*Home Depot has indicated it is working on safer alternatives, but Lowe’s has not yet responded).

    That’s just one of the many things you’ll learn from our fascinating photo essay featuring beekeepers and experts! Check it out » http://ow.ly/xakJk The more you learn, the more you can help protect our bees!

    Help SPREAD this post as part of Bee Week! TELL US » What alternatives to pesticides do you use in your garden?

    (via veganresources)

    — 2 months ago with 23602 notes
    Don’t Buy Microbeads!

    ichbinerica:

    nerdloveandlolz:

    Do you use any cleaners with microbeads? You know, ones like this:

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    Microbeads are also in other lotions, sunscreens, and even toothpaste.

    Did you ever think about how many microbeads are in one bottle of things like this? There’s a lot.

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    Why is that bad? Because these little microbeads are made of plastic, and they’re of a size designed to go right down your drain. Where do they end up?

    Well, of course — they end up in the oceans, eventually. And they look just like fish eggs to animals, who eat them and eventually die.

    There is a push to ban them, and measures are being debated in New York state and a few others. Johnson and Johnson and a few other manufacturers have promised to “phase out” use of microbeads — but they’ve set up a multi-year time frame for this and that’s way too long for me. And as the soaps are phased out, you can be sure that you’re going to see a lot of them on sale or even clearance and it’s going to be really tempting to buy them. Don’t.

    If you like scrubs, you can use scrubs with natural exfoliants, for example, walnut shells. Honestly, I’m not sure what we can do with those soaps we already own, but for now, don’t buy any more. And be sure to tell your friends.

    A few links with more info:

    this is a super important PSA 

    (via rawed)

    — 2 months ago with 30928 notes

    karate-and-friendship:

    Joe’s Truck House via Tiny House Swoon, photos taken by Ilan Nachum

    Alternative living is such a neat thing!

    (via worldkelser)

    — 2 months ago with 1691 notes

    mytinycabin:

    No mortgage for sure.. thats the biggie.. without that all the rest of this is pretty easy.

    (Source: mysticmagicbus, via worldkelser)

    — 2 months ago with 3077 notes