Animal Agriculture and the Environment

animal ag polluter*According to scientists at the World Bank, animal agriculture produces 51% of all man-made greenhouses gases, which is more than all forms of transportation combined and tripled.
*Animal agriculture uses 1/3 of all raw materials and 1/3 of all fossil fuels worldwide.
*Animal agriculture is the world’s leading driver of deforestation, the number one cause of water scarcity, and is directly linked 70% of all human illnesses.
*Animal agriculture uses 70% of all agricultural land on the planet, but produces only 6-11% of the world’s food.

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