“Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret”

a film by Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn

A resource list put together by the Rochester Area Vegan Society:

What if the single most powerful thing you could do to address global warming and protect the environment were something you could decide to do overnight, without any upfront investment, special knowledge, or reliance on other people’s help, cooperation or permission?

What if this decision, at the same time that it helped to save the planet, resulted in incalculable benefits to your own health and the well-being of the creatures we share the planet with?

For more information on the environmental impact of agriculture:

“Livestock’s Long Shadow” (United Nations Report, 2006):


“Livestock and Climate Change” (Worldwatch Institute, 2009)


“UN Urges Global Move to Meat and Dairy-Free Diet” (UN Environment Program, 2010; reported in The Guardian)


“The Impact of Animal Agriculture on Global Warming and Climate Change” (Humane Society International, 2014)


Can’t I just choose sustainable (or “happy” or “compassionate” or
“humane”) meat? 
For more information visit:

Humane Myth  http://www.humanemyth.org

Humane Facts  http://www.humanefacts.org

But is a vegan diet healthy for me? Can I get everything I need on it?

Vegan Health  http://www.veganhealth.org

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine


Nutrition Facts http://nutritionfacts.org

But I don’t know how to cook vegan meals. Cooking and eating vegan is the best part of this decision! Here are just a few of the many sites.

Choose Veg  http://www.chooseveg.com

Free Easy Vegan Recipes  http://www.free-easy-vegan-recipes.com

How to Go Vegan  http://features.peta.org/how-to-go-vegan/


Oh She Glows  http://ohsheglows.com

Plant Powered Kitchen  http://plantpoweredkitchen.com

Post Punk Kitchen  http://www.theppk.com

Try Veg  http://tryveg.com

Vegan Chef  http://www.veganchef.com

Vegan Cooking  http://www.vegancooking.com

Vegan Crew  http://www.thevegancrew.com

Vegan Recipes  http://www.nutritionmd.org/recipes/all.html

Vegan Recipes  http://www.peta.org/recipes/

VegWeb  http://www.vegweb.com

Zsu’s Vegan Pantry  http://www.zsusveganpantry.com