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January 13, 2019 - Star2.com

Human Writes: In 2019, be kind to the planet, make a pledge to eat less meat

Human Writes: In 2019, be kind to the planet, make a pledge to eat less meat
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Meat production produces damaging greenhouse gases and is a culprit behind water pollution, deforestation and biodiversity loss. The planet simply cannot sustain our current meat intake levels; moreover, consumption is rising and the global population is growing.

Our planet is actually like a giant meat farm now.

Seriously. There’s us people, 7.7 billion of us, and a ton of livestock animals, 70 billion or so, being fattened for our plates. Plus, most of the world’s agricultural land is being used for livestock, for grazing or to grow feed.

Wildlife? The numbers just don’t compare. Only 4% of all mammals are in the wild.

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