Animals Australia Unleashed
Change the World Who Cares? Videos Take Action! The Animals Community Forum Shop Blog Display
1 2 3
Your E-Mail: O Password:
Login Help     |     Join for Free!     |     Hide This

Food for Thought This Earth Hour

Food for Thought This Earth Hour

Posted 24 March 2011   by Jesse         Permalink | 2 Comments

Tags: environment, Earth Hour, meat, veg, video

Whip out the candles and get ready to turn out the lights, 'cause this Saturday is Earth Hour. At 8:30pm, people across Australia (and around the world) will flick off their switches to shed light on climate change.

There's really no denying our planet is sick: climate change, species extinction, water shortages, pollution... the list just goes on and on sad.gif

The theme for this year's Earth Hour is 'Beyond the Hour'. So, 'beyond the hour' what can you do to help heal our planet? Well personally, I'd prescribe that people take action for the planet 3 times a day: breakfast, lunch and dinner! I'll let New York Times food writer Mark Bittman explain:

"We have to take matters into our own hands. Not only by advocating for a better diet for everyone, but by improving our own. And that happens to be quite easy: less meat, less junk, more plants. It's a simple formula." thumb.gif

Einstein also put it well: "Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." Which also reminds me of this video...

So this Saturday, I'll be having a delicious candle-lit vegan dinner to celebrate Earth Hour. What about you? What will you be doing for Earth Hour?

« Athletes Batting for Fast Food :(     For Duck's Sake -- Just Ban Shooting! »

Post a Comment   |   

Clud Clud 26 March 2011
Ha ha im not sure! Maybe study by candle light?
via Unleashed

SheSang SheSang 4 April 2011
What to do for an hour without electricity?
I'm sure my boyfriend can help me out on that one wink
via Unleashed


Recent Posts
Recently Commented Posts
More Stuff

RSSSubscribe to Blog Feed

We’re supposed to let you know that the ideas expressed here are the views of the individual authors, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Animals Australia or Animals Australia Unleashed. So now you know.