I’m never throwing a cigarette butt on the ground again. Holy shit.
YOU SHOULDN’T HAVE BEEN THROWING YOUR CIGARETTES ON THE GROUND ANYWAYS
omfg poor baby
I’m so glad this post exists. I took ecology in high school and apparently a lot of animals are attracted to the smell of cigarettes and they eat them whenever they can find them. Sometimes they’ll even wander onto roads at night if they smell one and they’ll get hit by cars doing so. And they can’t digest them. The cigarettes just sit in their stomachs until they run out of space and then they starve because they always feel full. I don’t understand why people can’t just put their cigarettes out and then toss them in the trash bin or keep them in an ashtray in their cars until they get home. Is it really that hard?
this makes me so sad
I just thought I’d add something: over the summer I was involved in a beach cleanup and just by myself I picked up 123 cigarettes in an hour. And I was doing this with a group of 25 people. Its it honestly that hard to throw away your cigarettes??
Surprise birthday party FOR ME!!!!! Here is the cake josh made for me. Forgot to take a picture until after the candles were out/it was cut. Yum! #vegan #madebyjosh #cake#birthday #surprise
No Internet yet, but here’s a quick post. First breakfast at the new place/2nd annual Valentines Day breakfast. 💕 #happy #valentine #yum #vegan #madebyjosh #coffee
How can people be vegan when meat lovers pizza exists
Okay, putting that shitty statement in the vegan tag was a low blow and they shouldn’t…
The commentary here is awesome. Despite whatever vegangelists would tell you, not everyone can live on a vegan diet (it would kill me). Not everyone who eats meat doesn’t know where it’s coming from (I grew up in faming country and am all for ethical treatment of animals - like the farmers I’ve known are). The rapid growth of soya as a crop has an effect on the communities that grow it and the land used (eg. deforestation). Eating is not without impact on anything, and I despise the ill-informed guilt trips I see bandied about.
The commentary here is awesome. Despite whatever vegangelists would tell you, not everyone can live on a vegan diet (it would kill me).
The vast majority of people with access to a regular grocery store can thrive on a vegan diet. There may be a very small minority of people who have a condition that requires some animal product but it’s so weird how whenever veganism gets brought up all of a sudden everyone has a life threatening illness that requires meat in their diet. Even if you cannot survive without meat but still care about animals you could at the very least ditch chicken, fish and eggs from your diet since they account for 95% of animals deaths associated with food production and are also the ones with the worst treatment. Seriously.
Not everyone who eats meat doesn’t know where it’s coming from (I grew up in faming country and am all for ethical treatment of animals - like the farmers I’ve known are).
That almost makes it worse, doesn’t it? To know what these animals go through but still ignore how easily we could withdraw our support of these practices. There is nothing ethical about killing a sentient being and selling their corpse for profit. No matter how nicely it is done, it will always been unethical when you have other alternatives available. There is no such thing as humane meat. Period.
The rapid growth of soya as a crop has an effect on the communities that grow it and the land used (eg. deforestation). Eating is not without impact on anything, and I despise the ill-informed guilt trips I see bandied about.
Complain about people being ill informed and then throw out a comment about the negative effects of soy production while ignoring the fact that only 6% of the soy beans grown are directly consumed by humans. 85% of the soy grown in the world is processed into vegetable oil and meal and nearly all of that meal is used to food the animals that meat eaters consume. A mere 2% of the meal is further processed into soy flours and used for creating alternative protein sources. A lot of that processed soy has found it’s way into a majority of processed foods (breads, cereals, soups, sauces and even canned tuna and other packaged meats. You know, things that nearly all omnivores consume). On top of that, consuming soy is not a requirement to be vegan, just ask Shannon over at SoyFreeVegan.com. Surely industrial monocrop agriculture is not great for the environment but people tend to forget that the animals they eat are not raised consuming nothing, they are fed 80-85% of all the grains and cereals grown in the US so meat eaters actually contribute to industrial agriculture way more than vegans do.
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