jackanthonyfernandez:

rhamphotheca:

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken

by Damian Carrington

Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.

The heavy impact on the environment of meat production was known but the research shows a new scale and scope of damage, particularly for beef. The popular red meat requires 28 times more land to produce than pork or chicken, 11 times more water and results in five times more climate-warming emissions. When compared to staples like potatoes, wheat, and rice, the impact of beef per calorie is even more extreme, requiring 160 times more land and producing 11 times more greenhouse gases…

(read more: The Guardian UK)

photos: Shutterstock and Alamy

Fascinating

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happynoodlegirl83:

kardafricanz:

This is Iceberg, the first white orca whale on earth. Scientists studying a pod of orcas saw his pure white dorsal fin breaking the surface and followed him, thinking that this was a trick of the eye. But Iceberg is the first reported albino killer whale, living in a large pod. Behavioural experts believed that orcas would exile a whale that did not look like the rest of the pod, but since Iceberg was born, his pod has accepted him and he is living a happy and healthy life.

happynoodlegirl83:

kardafricanz:

This is Iceberg, the first white orca whale on earth. Scientists studying a pod of orcas saw his pure white dorsal fin breaking the surface and followed him, thinking that this was a trick of the eye. But Iceberg is the first reported albino killer whale, living in a large pod. Behavioural experts believed that orcas would exile a whale that did not look like the rest of the pod, but since Iceberg was born, his pod has accepted him and he is living a happy and healthy life.

(via thetides)


sweetpulp:

whimsebox:

New installation by Pip & Pop in Kurashiki, Okayama: Through a Hole in the Mountain

magic

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veganinspo:

Sunshine in a Jar (Oat-Nut Crust with Lemon Filling & Coconut Whipped Cream)

veganinspo:

Sunshine in a Jar (Oat-Nut Crust with Lemon Filling & Coconut Whipped Cream)


finally started my travel wall project :)

finally started my travel wall project :)


ジェイクさんはかわいいですね。❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ (at Lokal)

ジェイクさんはかわいいですね。❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ (at Lokal)


probably the best picture I’ve ever taken of my cat

probably the best picture I’ve ever taken of my cat


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stunningpicture:

Chinese doctors bowing down to a 11 year old boy diagnosed with brain cancer who managed to save several lives by donating his organs to the hospital he was being treated in shortly before his death.

stunningpicture:

Chinese doctors bowing down to a 11 year old boy diagnosed with brain cancer who managed to save several lives by donating his organs to the hospital he was being treated in shortly before his death.

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bxnjamxn:

2 SECONDS TO REBLOG COULD SAVE A LIFE

bxnjamxn:

2 SECONDS TO REBLOG COULD SAVE A LIFE

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whitehouse:

This week, President Obama signed an Executive Order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
On Friday, join a conversation on the new Executive Order and steps the President has taken to expand opportunity for the LGBT community. Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, will host for a Tumblr Q&A this Friday, July 25 at 1pm ET.
Right now, you can ask your questions here on the White House Tumblr, and Valerie Jarrett will answer a bunch on Friday, July 25 at 1pm ET.

whitehouse:

This week, President Obama signed an Executive Order that prohibits federal contractors from discriminating against their employees on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

On Friday, join a conversation on the new Executive Order and steps the President has taken to expand opportunity for the LGBT community. Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, will host for a Tumblr Q&A this Friday, July 25 at 1pm ET.

Right now, you can ask your questions here on the White House Tumblr, and Valerie Jarrett will answer a bunch on Friday, July 25 at 1pm ET.

(via dnlaj)


What Scooby Doo REALLY taught us is that once you pull off the mask, the real villain is usually an old white man thing to steal everyone’s land or money.


fuckyeahsexeducation:

Image via Tumblr user crusherccme, found in 1996 Cornell Women’s Handbook.

fuckyeahsexeducation:

Image via Tumblr user crusherccme, found in 1996 Cornell Women’s Handbook.

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blastingradio:

This is not my beautiful houseThis is not my beautiful wife

blastingradio:

This is not my beautiful house
This is not my beautiful wife

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