Meat Production's Environmental Toll

Overpopulation puts pressure on the earth's resources. Each person has needs for food, water, shelter, heating/cooling and transportation. To a large extent domesticated animals have the same needs. In Canada, farm animals outweigh their human brethren by a factor of four to one, effectively making our "population" balloon from 30 million to 150 million. This document reports the demerits of meat based diet in the context of the effect it has on the environment.

Provided by: Toronto Vegetarian Association Topic: Software Date Added: Feb 2002 Format: PDF

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