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“Probably the single action … an individual can take to reduce carbon emissions is vegetarianism.
– Dr. James Hansen, Climatologist

“Now it is time for a new revolution, almost as profound as those other great shifts: the switch to a plant-based diet... It’s time to abandon the excuses, the fake facts and false comforts. It is time to see our moral choices as our descendants will."
-George Monbiot

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
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“Now it is time for a new revolution, almost as profound as those other great shifts: the switch to a plant-based diet... It’s time to abandon the excuses, the fake facts and false comforts. It is time to see our moral choices as our descendants will.
-George Monbiot

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

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Climate Vegan shared A Well-Fed World's post.

"Grazing is not just slightly inefficient, it is stupendously wasteful. Roughly twice as much of the world’s surface is used for grazing as for growing crops, yet animals fed entirely on pasture produce just one gram out of the 81g of protein consumed per person per day.

A paper in Science of the Total Environment reports that “livestock production is the single largest driver of habitat loss.” Grazing livestock are a fully automated system for ecological destruction: you need only release them on to the land and they do the rest, browsing out tree seedlings, simplifying complex ecosystems. Their keepers augment this assault by slaughtering large predators.

...That vast expanse of pastureland, from which we obtain so little at such great environmental cost, would be better used for rewilding: the mass restoration of nature. Not only would this help to reverse the catastrophic decline in habitats and the diversity and abundance of wildlife, but the returning forests, wetlands and savannahs are likely to absorb far more carbon than even the most sophisticated forms of grazing."
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"REGENERATIVE" GRAZING? A common justification for eating meat that we frequently encounter from the "local, sustainable, 'humane'" meat crowd is the claim that so-called "regenerative" cattle grazing...

Grazing is not just slightly inefficient, it is stupendously wasteful. Roughly twice as much of the world’s surface is used for grazing as for growing crops, yet animals fed entirely on pasture produce just one gram out of the 81g of protein consumed per person per day.

A paper in Science of the Total Environment reports that “livestock production is the single largest driver of habitat loss.” Grazing livestock are a fully automated system for ecological destruction: you need only release them on to the land and they do the rest, browsing out tree seedlings, simplifying complex ecosystems. Their keepers augment this assault by slaughtering large predators.

...That vast expanse of pastureland, from which we obtain so little at such great environmental cost, would be better used for rewilding: the mass restoration of nature. Not only would this help to reverse the catastrophic decline in habitats and the diversity and abundance of wildlife, but the returning forests, wetlands and savannahs are likely to absorb far more carbon than even the most sophisticated forms of grazing.
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So true! Although this doesn’t really explain WHY eating a burger is so water intensive. I think it would be much more impactful if it enabled people to understand the why.

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Climate Vegan shared Free from Harm's post.

Climate change is only the beginning of how the consumption of the human race has echoes that wipe out up to 200 species EVERY DAY.
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Animal agriculture is now recognized as the number one cause of habitat loss in wildlife species, and the leading driver of species extinction. Additionally, at the behest of the meat and dairy indust...

Climate change is only the beginning of how the consumption of the human race has echoes that wipe out up to 200 species EVERY DAY.
#SaveTheAnimalsSaveTheEarth

We only have one home and animal agriculture is destroying it. You cannot be an environmentalist and still consume animal products. Go vegan! 🌱🌎 ... See MoreSee Less

We only have one home and animal agriculture is destroying it. You cannot be an environmentalist and still consume animal products. Go vegan! 🌱🌎

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