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Kill the meat addiction, not camels!

Kill the meat addiction, not camels!

Posted 15 January 2010   by Karen         Permalink | 8 Comments

Tags: Environment, Veg, Camels

Some time back, the UN released a very revealing report that revealingly revealed that our habit of eating meat is contributing more to global warming than all the world's trains, planes and automobiles combined. Yep, they say a whopping 18 percent of all the world's greenhouse gas emissions come from livestock.

It seems that back home our pollies might have missed this memo. While other countries are looking at ways to ween their citizens off meat, yesterday our Federal opposition spokesperson for agriculture (that is, the guy who's supposed to know a lot about agriculture), said he reckoned that killing all the feral camels in Australia would be a great way to help save the planet. WTF!?

He says that shooting one million of these unfortunate animals would be like taking 3 percent of Australia's cars off the road. That left me wondering which animals will need to be taken out next to curb the other 97%?


Anyone who hasn't been asleep for the past five years knows that you don't have to shed blood to save the planet. I know it. The UN knows it. Even Al Gore knows it now. I mean -- just eat the tofu burger and nobody has to die (in fact, we'll all probably live a little bit longer)!

What a bloody mess! :(

If you could tell Mr Cobb what you think of his bloody plan to "save the environment", what would you say? Wait! You can! [email protected]

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Cj Cj 16 January 2010
What? Aww im gonna email him!
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Ryuk_Ash Ryuk_Ash 20 January 2010
Jesus Christ.

This is horrid. Thats not going to solve it, its just going to cause agony to camels.

Terrible. =/
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Swanky Swanky 21 January 2010
typical meat eater mentality - kill everything... what a wa*ker
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Teweesa! Teweesa! 21 January 2010
.....that guy is an IDIOT.
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sarahwithanh27 sarahwithanh27 22 January 2010
Wow... so should we just cull a bunch of coloured people to curb racism?
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ChloeMB ChloeMB 29 January 2010
Man that guy has it ALL wrong!!
Plus think of the greenhouse gas emissions he would make in order to shoot the camels.
Poor camels . . . I bet they don't even want to be here.
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Animallover12 Animallover12 7 September 2010
that guy is an IDIOT
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animals deserve 2 live 2!! animals deserve 2 live 2!! 13 November 2010
idiot!?!?!?! angry angry angry
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