Numbers: Nov. 6, 2000

4 Years of protest by a vegan prisoner in Lewisburg, Pa., before a judge ordered the facility to serve soy milk

145,000 Total number of federal prisoners, now offered meatless cuisine like veggie burgers and barbecued tofu

11[degrees]F Revised prediction of the maximum rise in average world temperatures by the end of the century, 66% higher than 1995 estimates

500 Estimated years before uncurbed greenhouse emissions raise sea levels 6 ft., submerging Miami and New Orleans

51% American families in 1998 with both spouses working at least part time, outnumbering single-income families for the first time in 24 years of data...

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