Vegan For The Environment
Not buying or using animal products has many benefits to our environment. Here are two links to great resources from the makers of the film Cowspiracy.
Written facts - http://cowspiracy.com/fact-check/
Video form facts - http://cowspiracy.com/#the-facts
Watch the trailer for the film here,
Other papers and articles outlining how unsustainable, uneconomical and damaging eating animal products really is.
'Livestock – Climate Change’s Forgotten Sector Global Public Opinion of Meat and Dairy Consumption'
'Analysis and valuation of the health and climate change cobenefits of dietary change.'
'Exploring the Biophysical option space for feeding the world without deforestation'
'Redefining agricultural yields: from tonnes to people nourished per hectare'
'Which Diet Has the Least Environmental Impact on Our Planet? A Systematic Review of Vegan, Vegetarian and Omnivorous Diets'
'Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers'
'Multiple health and environmental impacts of foods '
A great site for comparing the water use and footprint
INFOGRAPH BY LUKE JONES
Below is a really great illustration of the facts from Cowspiracy created by Luke Jones from heromovement.com. It displays how obvious it is that a Vegan (plant-based) lifestyle is the best for our planet! It is also free for anyone to use and have.
Vegan Organics + Stockfree Organic Farming