Earth Day 2016

Earth Day April 22, 2016 Environmental and Ecosystem Health Our ecosystems are greatly affected by what we eat. Up to 80 percent of the grains and 50 percent of the fish are used to grow the billions of enslaved animals enough so they can be slaughtered. The estimates are that the amount of land, grain, water, and pollution involved to feed one human on a meat-based diet could feed fifteen on a plant-based diet. About 6,000 square miles of land are cleared every year to grow livestock—that’s about 10,000 acres a day. It is just overwhelming what we are doing. […]

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