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Please do not forget that evolution is a theory. Theory made by scientists, who fail to see "how else could it be".
20 vegetarians can live off the land required by one meat eater
Every 3 seconds a child dies of starvation somewhere in the world
If Americans reduced their meat consumption by 10% it would free
12,000,000 tons of grain - enough to feed 60,000,000 people (the
population of Great Britain)
Due to overgrazing 850,000,000 people live on land threatened by
desertification & over 230,000,000 already live on land so severely
desertified that they are unable to sustain their existence & face
1 acre yields 165 lbs of beef or 20,000 lbs of potatoes
It takes 16lbs of high protein Soya to produce 1 lb of beef
25% of Central America’s forests have been destroyed for cattle
grazing since 1960
Between 1966-1983 38% of the Amazon rain forest was destroyed for
90% of cattle ranches established on cleared forest land go bankrupt
in less than 8 years as the land becomes barren due to nutrient loss
An inch of topsoil takes 200-1000 years to develop - yet in the USA
they have lost around 1/3 of their prime topsoil in 200 years
(around 7 inches) due to animal farming
25 gallons of water to produce 1lb of wheat & 2500 gallons to
produce 1lb of meat
The water used to produce 10 lbs of steak is equivalent to the
average consumption of water for an entire household for an entire
To produce 1calorie of energy from meat takes 60 calories of petrol,
whereas growing grains & legumes to directly feed people produces 20
calories for each calorie of fuel used ( that’s 1200 times more
1lb of beef takes 1 gallon of petrol to produce
A family of four eating beef for a year uses enough petrol to run a
car for 6 months (obviously depending on how far you drive!)
All Quotes From The Vegetarian Society UK
Originally posted by jrod
Here is a paradox, when an animal in nature becomes overpopulated cannabilism ensues. Humans have over populated Earth.