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Meat eating - consuming our Planet


Environmentalists say the world is on the brink of a new era of food scarcity driven by a "perfect storm" of climate change, water shortage and a rising population” says US analyst and author Lester Brown.
If crops wastefully fed to livestock are included, European countries have more than three times more food than they need, while the US has around four times more food than is needed, and up to three-quarters of the nutritional value is lost before it reaches people's mouths.
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CSIRO: Victorian MP denies livestock’s greenhouse gas emissions


The CSIRO recently released their Home Energy Saving Handbook – How to save energy, save money and reduce your carbon footprint. According to Victorian Liberal MP John Vogels, the CSIRO should apologise to meat and livestock farmers for stating what is scientifically clear - that a move towards a plant-based diet is not only a way to limit greenhouse gas emissions and environmental destruction, but also a route to a healthier diet.

Dogs on barbies 'not pets'?


Animal lovers in New Zealand want the law to be changed to make it illegal for people to eat their pets. The move follows an incident in Auckland in which a Tongan family was caught barbequing their dog.

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