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13 Breathtaking Effects of Cutting Back on Meat

Posted By macy in Miscellaneous

The meat industry contributes to land degradation, climate change, air pollution, water shortage and pollution, and loss of biodiversity.

Water used for farmed animals and irrigating feed crops: 240 trillion gallons per year -- 7.5 million gallons per second (that's enough for every human to take 8 showers a day, or as much as is used by Europe, Africa, and South America combined). According t http://www.alternet.org -

A plant-based diet can help save water

Posted By teddyRIO in Planning and Management , Miscellaneous

Animal agribusiness is the most water-intensive of all agriculture. You’d save more water skipping one purchase of a chicken than by skipping six months of showers. Experts agree that plant-based proteins use less water than their animal-based counterparts. http://www.sacbee.com -