vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news
vegan news anti-speciest news animal rights news

Carnism

November 27, 2019 - Fast Company

The beef industry wants you to think that it has a 'minimal' environmental impact (it does not)

The beef industry wants you to think that it has a 'minimal' environmental impact (it does not)
Cows at SaleyardsCredit: Aussie Farms

It's been well reported that plant-based diets are better for the environment, because growing plants produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions than raising livestock, as well as requiring less water and land use overall.

But all the research out there can be a bit confusing - such as a recently published white paper that lauds the minimal environmental impact of U.S. beef, published by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association. It's a scary time for those in the animal-product industry. Dean Foods, the largest U.S. milk producer, just filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, blaming declines in consumer milk production.

Continue Reading at:

Fast Company


Carnism — Feature Articles

Most Read - Last 30 Days

  1. Kerala elephant tragedy: Cine stars demands strict action against animal cruelty
  2. BEEF MAGAZINE: 8 activist strategies to dismantle animal ag during COVID-19
  3. With world distracted, the Amazon rainforest continues to burn
  4. The End of Meat is Here
  5. BEEF MAGAZINE: Dear Jonathan Safran Foer: Meat is here to stay!
  6. Affirming the dignity of human and nonhuman beings
  7. Industrial animal farming has caused most new infectious diseases and risks more pandemics, experts warn
  8. How to keep cities pollution-free after virus lockdowns lift
  9. Working Undercover on a Factory Farm Traumatized Me
  10. The Human Cost of 'Culling' Livestock and 'Depopulating' Farms

Some photos and photo services
generously donated by Photabulous

Photabulous

Fabulous Photos

PARIS · TORONTO · AMSTERDAM


veganauthority