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Scientists: Exploding Population Could Force Humanity to Go Vegetarian

By 2050, there are likely to be about 9 billion humans, and if we're going to avoid catastrophic water shortages, we'll have to eat a lot less meat.

It takes a lot of water to make a cow.

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¡Veggie Libre! Visiting Cuba's State-Owned "Eco-Restaurant"

Tito Núñez Gudás is bringing vegetarian haute cuisine to the land of the Cubano.

In the Caribbean, a sea of tea green and gentian blue, of overlapping cultures, diverse tastes, a thousand histories and conflicting visions for the future, there’s one view that unites everyone: Cuba has the Worst. Food. Ever.

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Spring Cleaning: Defeat the Meat

Attention carnivores: there’s a simple way to clean up your diet. Stop eating meat, or eat a hell of a lot less of it.

Attention carnivores: there’s a simple way to clean up your diet. Stop eating meat, or eat a hell of a lot less of it.

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Slaughterhouse Live: This Is What Big Agriculture Is Hiding

New bills popping up across America would make it a crime to take a pictures of farms. This horrific video makes it clear why.

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Though we just ended our month-long challenge to go vegetarian, an increasingly common piece of proposed legislation has us diving back into the meat-eating debate today. In a piece from yesterday called "Banned From the Barn," New York Times food writer Mark Bittman covers several recent bills proposed in Florida, New York, Iowa and Minnesota whose core purpose was always the same: To make it illegal for people to take photos or video footage of agricultural facilities. In other words, our farmers don't want us to see what they're doing.

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The GOOD "Go Vegetarian" Wrap-Up: No Meat, No Worries

We've reached the end of our attempt to go vegetarian and vegan. Find out how we, and the GOOD community, did.

Thirty days ago the GOOD staff and community undertook the June GOOD challenge to go vegetarian. Some of us decided on pescetarian, others said they'd only eat meat on the weekends, and still others went totally vegan—the point was to limit meat consumption for the greater good. Four weeks later, we do believe this challenge was the best yet.

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Things are easier said than done, or so the old adage goes, and we couldn't agree more. That's why we do The GOOD 30-Day Challenge (#30DaysofGOOD), a monthly attempt to live better. Our challenge for June? Go vegetarian.

Yesterday on Twitter and Facebook, we asked our friends: What is your #1 piece of advice for new vegetarians?

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