In their most dire climate report to date, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has urged a switch to plant-based diets as the single most important shift individuals can make to halt the course of climate warming and prevent the most catastrophic impacts. For the first time in 34 years since the United […]
The holiday season is here, which means many of us are aswirl in festive decorations, joyful songs, gift-giving ideas, and of course, advertisements luring us in for lots and lots of shopping. Yet as the COVID pandemic continues to threaten our global health and economic stability and the ongoing climate crisis wreaks havoc around the […]
We are working with two vegan groups on the ground in Nepal. Food for Life Nepal is distributing warm, nutritious vegan meals to human victims of the earthquake, while Tree of Compassion has mobilized to help all animal victims of the disaster, including homeless street animals, displaced companion animals, and farmed animals. 100% of donations will be split between these two groups.
We have partnered with the International Fund for Africa to create and expand vegan school lunch programs and basic health services in Ethiopia. We have a matching grant to double your tax-deductible donation. Please donate and/or share to help us expand this incredible program. Just choose “Ethiopian School Lunches” from the program drop-down bar or make a note in the comment field.
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We are proud to present A Well-Fed World Global Food Sustainability Conference with our partners and organizers VegFest UK in Brighton, England, Sunday, March 29th. AWFW’s Dawn Moncrief will discuss the negative impact of animal product consumption on global hunger and climate change. International Fund for Africa’s Anteneh Roba will discuss his team’s work in Ethiopia helping people AND animals.
Our work chips away at two of the world’s most immense, unnecessary, and unconscionable forms of suffering… the suffering of people hungry from lack of food, and the suffering of animals used and abused for food. In addition to advocacy, we partner with and assist groups to distribute vegan food to people in need, build food […]
Today’s food system results in more than two billion undernourished people. Millions die every year due to hunger-related causes, while millions more die due to diseases of affluence. A world that is “well-fed” ensures enough quality food for everyone. Such food maximizes well-being and minimizes harm, thus nourishing people, protecting animals, and sustaining the planet.
Globally, 70 billion land animals die annually because of our meat-centric food system. That’s 130,000+ every minute. As some of the world’s top per capita meat consumers, U.S. consumers are responsible for more than one million farmed animal deaths every hour. Left unchecked, by 2050, the numbers could surpass 100 billion animals suffering horrific conditions and slaughter.
The United Nations reported that animal agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse emissions (GHGs) than all transportation combined. Other environmental specialists concluded it is responsible for more than half of all human-caused GHGs. Regardless of production method, minimizing consumption of animal-sourced foods (meat, dairy, and eggs) is critical to reducing our climate footprint.