Eat Less Meat
it is good for you and good for the environment
It is advisable to eat less meat In the first place an adult needs only 75 grams or less than 3 ounces, to get all nutritional benefits. It is proven that eating too much meat is one of the causes of obesity and raised risks of coronary diseases, the latter, especially with red meat. See also facts about meat nutrition
When we need to breed fewer cattle, the effect on the environment is huge. Fewer forests will be slashed to convert into pastures, fewer resources like fuel, gas, soil, water, grains, etc, will be needed to feed and service the greater livestock. According to the FAO, about 60% of the world’s agricultural land is used for grazing almost 400 million cattle and 600 million smaller ruminants.
Livestock produces lots of contaminants as ammonia, and the globally affecting greenhouse gases as Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Nitrous Oxide and Hydrogen Sulphate, contributing to global warming. Methane is some 23 times as aggressive as Carbon Dioxide. Not to speak of secondary pollution by pesticides used on livestock.