MEAT, DAIRY & EGGS VS. THE ENVIRONMENT

Raising animals for food requires massive amounts of land, food, energy, and water. It also causes immense animal suffering. A Worldwatch Institute report revealed that 51 percent or more of the global greenhouse-gas emissions are caused by animal agriculture. The United Nations claims a global shift toward a vegan diet is necessary to combat the worst effects of climate change.

IN ONE YEAR, THE AVERAGE AMERICAN CONSUMES:

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WATER CHART
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1 BURGER REQUIRES

600 gallons (2271 litres) of water for drinking and feed-crop irrigation
6.7 pounds (3kg) of grains and forage
74.5 square feet (6.9 m2) to graze and grow feed-crops