14 Jun '11, 9am

Eating Vegan: Can a Vegan Diet Feed the World?

Producing animal products is highly inefficient. Instead of growing corn, soybeans, and grain for people to eat, we have to pass all of that food through animals in order to sustain our taste for meat, dairy, and eggs. Meat and other animal products come with a hefty environmental impact . 70 percent of freshwater consumption and 38 percent of total land use are for agricultural production. Additionally, 14 percent of the world’s greenhouse gases come from agricultural production. How many more people could we feed if we reclaimed that water and land to grow food that people could eat directly?

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