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Environmental impact of meat production

Index Environmental impact of meat production

The environmental impact of meat production varies because of the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world. [1]

25 relations: Agricultural subsidy, Al Gore, Carnage (2017 film), Cheap meat, Cowspiracy, Diet for a Small Planet, Environmental impact of fishing, Environmental issues in Brazil, Friends of the Earth, Index of sociology of food articles, List of environmental issues, Livestock, Meatless Monday, New Harvest, Outline of environmentalism, Pet, Racing Extinction, Slaughterhouse, Soybean, Sustainable diet, Sustainable living, The Omnivore's Dilemma, The Raspberry Reich, VeganBurg, Vegetarianism.

Agricultural subsidy

An agricultural subsidy is a governmental subsidy paid to agribusinesses, agricultural organizations and farms to supplement their income, manage the supply of agricultural commodities, and influence the cost and supply of such commodities.

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Al Gore

Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.

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Carnage (2017 film)

Carnage is a 2017 mockumentary directed by Simon Amstell.

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Cheap meat

Cheap meat is a term used to describe relatively inexpensive meat (e.g. fatty cuts of lamb or mutton) or to indicate that the consumer price of meat does not include the overall costs of industrial meat production.

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Cowspiracy

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret is a 2014 documentary film which explores the impact of animal agriculture on the environment, and investigates the policies of environmental organizations on this issue.

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Diet for a Small Planet

Diet for a Small Planet is a 1971 bestselling book by Frances Moore Lappé, the first major book to note the environmental impact of meat production as wasteful and a contributor to global food scarcity.

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Environmental impact of fishing

The environmental impact of fishing includes issues such as the availability of fish, overfishing, fisheries, and fisheries management; as well as the impact of fishing on other elements of the environment, such as by-catch.

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Environmental issues in Brazil

Environmental issues in Brazil include deforestation in the Amazon basin, illegal wildlife trade, illegal poaching, air and water pollution, land degradation and water pollution caused by mining activities, wetland degradation and severe oil spills, among others.

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Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth International (FoEI) is an international network of environmental organizations in 74 countries.

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Index of sociology of food articles

Sociology of food is the study of food as it relates to the history, progression, and future development of society.

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List of environmental issues

This is an alphabetical list of environmental issues, harmful aspects of human activity on the biophysical environment.

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Livestock

Livestock are domesticated animals raised in an agricultural setting to produce labor and commodities such as meat, eggs, milk, fur, leather, and wool.

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Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday is an international campaign that encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays to improve their health and the health of the planet.

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New Harvest

New Harvest is a donor-funded research institute dedicated to the field of cellular agriculture, focusing on advances in scientific research efforts surrounding cultured animal products.

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Outline of environmentalism

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to environmentalism: Environmentalism – broad philosophy, ideology and social movement regarding concerns for environmental conservation and improvement of the health of the environment, particularly as the measure for this health seeks to incorporate the concerns of non-human elements.

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Pet

A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, protection, or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or laboratory animal.

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Racing Extinction

Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it by Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos, who directed the documentary The Cove (2009).

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Slaughterhouse

A slaughterhouse or abattoir is a facility where animals are slaughtered for consumption as food.

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Soybean

The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.

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Sustainable diet

Sustainable diets are defined as "those diets with low environmental impacts that contribute to food and nutritional security and to healthy lives for present and future generations.

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Sustainable living

Sustainable living is a lifestyle that attempts to reduce an individual's or society's use of the Earth's natural resources and personal resources.

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The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals is a nonfiction book written by American author Michael Pollan published in 2006.

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The Raspberry Reich

The Raspberry Reich is a 2004 film by director Bruce LaBruce which explores what LaBruce calls "terrorist chic", cult dynamics, and the "innate radical potential of homosexual expression".

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VeganBurg

VeganBurg is a vegan fast casual chain of restaurants, which currently has one outlet in Singapore and one outlet in San Francisco, United States.

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Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_impact_of_meat_production

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