The Amazon Rainforest has been suffering from deforestation for decades, which isn’t doing our environment any favors. Rainforests play a crucial role in slowing global warming, given they absorb a significant amount of CO2 in our atmosphere. It’s a simple equation, really: the more we cut down the rainforests, the more CO2 remains in the air, the hotter our planet gets. … [Read more...] about How Beef Production is Killing the Amazon Rainforest
Meat & Our Environment
Meat is one of the largest impacts on the environment. It's not only a significant factor in climate change, it's also one of the largest uses of our arable land via both livestock & grain cultivation. This category contains posts covering news, statistics and ideas for reducing meet impact on our environment.
There's a ton of buzz out there about how cow farts are contributing to global warming. But did you know that most methane emissions from cows and other livestock (like sheep) aren't from flatulence? They're from burping. In fact, up to 95% of methane emissions from cows come from burping... and it's hurting the environment. But before we dive into the impact, let's talk … [Read more...] about Cow Burps and Global Warming: How Gassy Cows are Warming the World