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Coffee Tea?! My Coffee Secret

NCDT (National Coffee Data Trends) have reported that as much as 67% of Americans drink coffee on a daily basis.  That amount increases to 75% when determining the amount of adults who drink coffee on a weekly basis.  One lesser know fact is that the global coffee market is expected to reach 182 billion by the year 2030.  What is it about that little dark bean, available in so many varieties, that cause people to be unable to go about their daily lives without it?  It must be the flavor as some people swear by coffees made in various countries.  If it's not Columbian or Jamaican coffee, some will not even touch the mug.  Then there are the coffee chain fan clubs who must have their daily Starbucks or Tim Horton's signature espresso in the morning.  Let's be real, the taste of coffee isn't all it's cracked up to be, especially when dark.  Quite possibly, it may be the alertness that coffee provides after consumption which have some people hooked.   The alertness and

Leave the Sea Turtles Alone: Nine Die from Consuming Marine Turtle Meat

Nine individuals passed away from consumption of endangered marine turtles in Pemba Island, Zanzibar last month.  A total of eight children and one adult died due to chelonitoxism or food poisoning from the contaminated turtle meat.  Death from chelonitoxication is thought to be a rare happening and is mostly associated with consuming marine turtles such as Green sea turtle, Hawksbill turtle, Olive Ridley and Leatherback turtles.    Consumption of sea turtles is considered a delicacy in remote places and African countries such as Tanzania and Madagascar, French Polynesia and Indo-Pacific regions.  The sea meat is usually consumed at celebratory gatherings.  The individuals who cook and consume marine turtles are unable to decipher if the meat is toxic because the marine turtles appear healthy and do not display any symptoms.  The chelonitoxins cannot be destroyed through heat or cooking.  The chelonitoxism that occurs in marine turtles are due to environmental factors which may include

Man Quits Veganism after Ferocious Dog Bite 😱 !!

Mariano de la Canal was the victim of a dog attack that left him scarred for life! 34 year old de la Canal was a vegan influencer who regularly campaigned on behalf of animals and promoted veganism to his 454,000 instagram followers.  He was so committed to the lifestyle that he essentially gave up eating meat.  When discussing his original commitment to veganism he said:                          @marianodelacanal IG "I stopped being a vegan because a dog bit me, so I got angry and said: 'I'm campaigning for the animals, and then one of them comes and bites me,” he told Infobae. “That's when I stopped being a vegan." "The truth is that I campaigned for all that, veganism, vegetarianism, all that." He felt betrayed by the Animal Kingdom The date of Mariano’s attack is unknown but it really affected his views about his current lifestyle as a vegan.  He was hurt that this animal had carried out such a violent attack on him. In a bout of anger, Mariano swore

Stop Live Animal Exportation: The Petition! SIGN NOW!

Folks, great things are happening here at the Green Lifestyle organization and we want to ensure that you're apart of it all! A few months ago, I premiered an article entitled "The problem with transnational animal livestock exportation." Just click that link to read it all about it!!!! I created a petition via which I intend deliver (on behalf of the GLO organization) to the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards administration, Australia Parliament, Gulf Navigation Holdings, and the New Zealand government once the petition reaches at least 5000 signatures. Well-- I hadn't checked the petition since it was created but I'm so happy to report that we are 1,966 signatures in!!! Will you help us here at Green Lifestyle to get the word out about live animal exportation? Please sign this petition now! I'm so elated today and I would like the momentum to continue. I can't express how grateful i am to see that so many of you share the same vision

The Problem with Transnational Animal Livestock Exportation

The live export industry is a multi-billion dollar industry and live animal export carriers play a key role in it. Every year, billions of animals are shipped or driven overseas for weeks on end. On Sept 2nd, a cargo ship carrying thousands of “breeding” cows capsized on its way to Tangshan, China. The ship, named The Gulf Livestock I, is owned by Gulf Navigation Holdings, a company based in the UAE. Carcasses of cows were found floating in the ocean as rescue and search teams united to find missing crew members. There is a strong market in China for New Zealand beef and the cows were being transported for breeding and fattening purposes and to later endure unethical deaths for their meat. Back in February, China outlawed their wild meat industry as the pandemic became uncontrollable and spread around the world. Since then, the demand for New Zealand beef diminished as people became more conscious of harmful meat practices. Though New Zealand currently has a suspension on live animal e