Environmentalism And Environmentalism

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As technology continues to advance, so does one’s level of research. The internet provides a plethora of information to those seeking answers to pertinent questions—questions specifically regarding health and environmentalism. Before the internet, people typically relied on advice from friends, doctors, or sayings. We’ve all heard “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But now that the times are changing and more information is readily available at the click of our smart phone, is it time to question information that has been engrained in us since childhood. Veganism, a plant-based diet that has become increasingly more popular in the past few years, arguably is a not a “trend,” and perhaps adopting this way of living could in fact save the planet. In his article, “Go Vegan, save the planet,” Wang acknowledges that going Vegan is not an easy transition. “It requires overcoming our habits and our tastes, learning new ways to cook, planning during travel, and navigating the social aspects of eating and meal sharing” (Wang, George C). Environmentalism and humanity have a direct correlation when it comes to the consumption of animals. To eat or not to eat? Ethical or not ethical? Is one following their moral compass before devouring beef? However, author of “Being vegan isn’t as good for humanity as you think,” Chase Purdy suggest the only way to reach environmental efficiency is by “throwing vegans a bone.” When applied to an entire global population, the vegan diet wastes

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