- 6:38 pm - Wed, Jul 30, 2014
FEATHER THEM ALL
Illustrators, I beseech you! FEATHER ALL THE DINOSAURS! PLEASE! there is so much territory to cover here. Go for it!
- 7:38 pm - Wed, Jul 23, 2014
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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)
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not to sound silly but this should feel obvious to anyone who’s ever played Banished; when you have two pens of equal size, you can fit a metric dickload more bawk b’gawks into the same size pen as you can MRRRRRRRMRRRRRs
The day carbon credits become an actual thing (here’s hoping,) everybody everywhere will be trying out tofu and black beans for the first time out of economic necessity. I think that beef has a place in a human’s diet as a rare thing, just like how taking a carbon-heavy plane trip is a rare thing (for most people) - this really is eaten far too much for the planet to handle.
- 5:54 pm
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"i wish pokemon were real!"
beedrill is three feet tall
yeah but lets be real here if it meant I could live in a world with completely free healthcare and take tours across entire countries on foot with superpowered animal/else companions I would fight a hundred fucking beedrill at once naked with only a butter knife