The waste created by the billions of farmed animals also creates an environmental and logistical problem. Methane is a noxious greenhouse gas, which scientists assert is 28 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at causing global warming. It is produced naturally and anthropogenically; however, the anthropogenic sources – the largest being animal agriculture (37%) – […]Read More Diets and the Environment: Part Three
The animal agriculture industry represents a lot of ethical issues, from animal welfare to climate change and resource depletion, to public health, to environmental justice. Before I was sure I even believed the magnitude of what was beginning to unravel before me, I was certain that I couldn’t continue to pretend to be outraged at […]Read More Diets and the Environment: Part Two
Growing up, I had a childhood friend who, through her own volition and love for animals of all kinds, adopted a vegan diet from a very early age. My young mind couldn’t wrap my head around the idea of not eating pizza and cupcakes at a birthday party, or chicken nuggets when a parent would […]Read More Diets and the Environment: Part One
Growing up I had always loved reading and would dive happily into any series of books aimed at young readers. As I grew older and busier I found it more difficult to incorporate reading into my routine lifestyle. Here are some books I’ve been reading lately!Read More Books of 2019!
Studying abroad in Amsterdam last semester, one of the things I was most looking forward to was exploring all of the vegan restaurants I knew were hiding throughout the city. I had been to Amsterdam before, and hit a few of the popular vegan sites such as the Vegan Junk Food Bar, which serving exactly […]Read More A Vegan Food Diary: Amsterdam
Taking a short break from the warm weather of New Orleans, I spent the last four months studying abroad in Amsterdam, which has always been one of my favorite cities. Though I had been there before, I was excited to experience the city again, from a more comfortable position, knowing that I could take my […]Read More A Brief (brief) Glimpse of Amsterdam
(Disclaimer: This travel update was a bit lengthier than I intended. I really just wanted to tell everyone about the pure magic that is St. Gilgen, but felt I had to move in chronological order for the sake of my avid readership and of course – accuracy. Read as you may, but feel free to […]Read More The Travels Continue! (Belgrade, Budapest, Vienna)