Ghent Goes Green

Belgian city of Ghent goes veg in recognition of global warming.

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We don’t know about you, but here at the VNHQ, we’ve been imagining, dreaming of, and drooling over a hypothetical vegetarian world for quite some time. Thanks to the Belgian city of Ghent, we’re one step closer! Inspired by global warming and rising obesity rates, Ghent has officially declared a weekly “veggie day.” To help its citizens out, the city will print around 90,000 so-called “veggie street maps” complete with every vegetarian eatery available. While it’s just one small city in one little country, with livestock contributing one-fifth of global greenhouse gas emissions, every person can make a difference—including you!

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