Rochester People’s Climate Coalition, of which ARRoc is a corporate member, has issued their Food Choices Statement saying that “Food choices are extremely important for anyone who wants to take climate change action,” encouraging people to eliminate or reduce meat and dairy. …
I was tabling for our local vegan society and a GMO Labeling Bill a few weeks ago, and I was struck by the despair expressed by a few people who came up to me. “No one cares, even when they know the facts about animals,” one woman (not vegan) expressed. She seemed to believe that the best response to this was to do nothing, even within her own sphere of influence (her plate). An organic farmer said, “Monsanto is so big. People don’t know. Who will tell them?”…
by Linda Brink
Bryan Graczyk recently posted these extraordinarily interesting quotes on AR-Global:
Navajo warning: “If you kill off the prairie dogs there will be no one to cry for rain.”
Hopi Elder: “Water under the ground has much to do with rain clouds. If you take the water from under the ground, the land will dry up.”
by Linda DeStefano
It’s time to expand respect for animals.
Koko, the gorilla, communicates with people through American Sign Language and her understanding of a large vocabulary of spoken English. She is gentle with her kitten, and hugs people she likes.
Although he can escape from the killer harpoons, a whale returns to his wounded mate and stays with her until he, too, is killed by the whalers.
Thank you to Martha Sullivan and Marylynn Marino for tabling for ARAUNY at the 4/20/2013 UR Earth Day event!