Vegetarian Planet Benefits

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Some benefits for our planet from vegetarianism are:

Our staggering topsoil loss is directly associated with livestock grazing

Much deforestation are forests converted into land for grazing livestock or growing their food

Much of the water consumed in the U.S. irrigates land growing feed and fodder for livestock depleting our water resources

Feeding large amounts of grain to animals to produce small amounts of meat is an inefficient waste of our limited resources

Grazing has contributed to the demise of threatened and endangered plant and animal species – Extinction is forever

The meat-based vegetarian diet adds greatly to global warming by increasing CO2 emissions

Factory farms are producing run-offs taht are polluting our rivers and streams and more…

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