by Michael dEstries
Categories: Causes
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Here’s an amusing ad from PETA featuring actor Joaquin Phoenix. Each year, 45 million turkeys are killed for Thanksgiving alone and Phoenix wants to make sure people understand there are alternatives. “Holidays can be murder on turkeys. Let’s make this one for the birds,” he says.

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About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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  • Andrea

    I usually just make lots of vegetarian side dishes and a tofu pumpkin pie, though one year we bought a Tofurkey, which are quite yummy. For a nutritional match up between vegetarian turkey and the actual carcass, visit

  • Sally

    Ahhhhh….I want to marry Joaquin.

    Love the new look, too!

  • vanessa

    no i will