Another Population Explosion

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Another Population Explosion – 6 October 2007

Here are some interesting facts about a population explosion that most people don’t think about:

“The population explosion should not be thought of exclusively in terms of people – not when one considers the ecological footprint represented by the world’s 3.2 billion cattle, sheep, goats, and domesticated bison across the globe. About 20 percent of the world’s pastures and rangelands, with 73 percent of rangelands in dry areas, have been degraded to some extent, mostly through overgrazing, compaction, and erosion caused by livestock.”

From: “101 Reasons Why I’m a Vegetarian” by Pamela Rice – Seventh Edition - 2007

See www.vivavegie.org/itoc for more fascinating facts.
 


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