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Raising animals for food causes climate change

Meat production is the major cause of climate change and produce relevant changes in our Earth. For instance, 2.400 gallons of water are needed to produce one kilogram of meat. And that’s not all. The use of land for this activity involves deforestation crops, whose main consequence is the death of many wild animals. Another […]

Raising animals for food causes climate change

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Meat production is the major cause of climate change and produce relevant changes in our Earth. For instance, 2.400 gallons of water are needed to produce one kilogram of meat. And that’s not all. The use of land for this activity involves deforestation crops, whose main consequence is the death of many wild animals.

Another consequence would be the destruction of grasslands, which leads inevitably to desertification. In 2008 a study showed that a carnivorous diet is responsible for emissions of greenhouse gases. In this infographic you can visualize the data to learn more about the whole process.

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