Peta Animal Rights

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The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is an animal rights organization that was founded in March 1980. This organization mainly focuses their efforts on the humane treatment of animals and operates as a driving force behind the animal rights movement. Their slogan “animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way” is a testament to their main focus of rescuing and protecting animals from harmful environments.
This organization is often at the forefront of making often little known topics “mainstream” to its supporters. For instance, with recent news of issues such as melting ice caps, record high temperatures, and increasing air pollution, PETA decided to take initiative and educate
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This image relies on and utilizes the audiences’ emotions. Most people care about the environment and the Earth, therefore more people will be willing to switch to a vegan lifestyle. This image represents another one of PETA’s points on the benefits of becoming a vegetarian. According to PETA, becoming a vegetarian can help save the environment and even affect climate change because the creation of meat factories causes environmental destruction Although PETA’s simple solution to our complex predicament seems to be an easy fix, requiring a society that is rooted on the foundation of meat such as beef burgers, hot dogs, and chicken nuggets can be quite a challenge. PETA states that “typical meat-eaters who switched to a vegan diet reduced their food-related carbon footprint by 60 percent, saving 1.5 tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere each year”. According to their independent researcher, the study states that “vegans’ carbon footprint is 25 percent smaller than that of vegetarians, who still eat dairy products and eggs.” Also, PETA states that the amount of methane produced by the billions of animals “produce enormous amounts of methane, through the acres of waste “lagoons” that store their feces”. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “the impact of methane on climate change is 25 times greater than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period... the digestive processes of animals used for food and the management of manure together account for more than a third of total methane emissions in the
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