FACE THE FACTS — Land Use / Deforestation

Find all infographics on Instagram — @sentientsoul PROBLEM: LAND USE / DEFORESTATION[1] Jonathan A. Foley, Navin Ramankutty, Kate A. Brauman, Emily S. Cassidy, James S. Gerber, Matt Johnston, Nathaniel D. Mueller, Christine O’Connell, Deepak K. Ray, Paul C. West, Christian Balzer, Elena M. Bennett, Stephen R. Carpenter, Jason Hill, Chad Monfreda, Stephen Polasky, Johan Rockström, … Continue reading FACE THE FACTS — Land Use / Deforestation

FACE THE FACTS — Water / Pollution

Find all infographics on Instagram — @sentientsoul PROBLEM: WATER / POLLUTION [1] Gerbens-Leenes, P.W, Mesfin Mekonnen and Arjen Hoekstra. 2013. "The Water Footprint of Poultry, Pork and Beef: A Comparative Study in Different Countries and Production Systems."Water Resources and Industry 1-2: 25-36 [2] Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Zadeh, S. M.; Turral, H.; Burke, J. 2017. "Water pollution from … Continue reading FACE THE FACTS — Water / Pollution

FACE THE FACTS — Methane / Climate Change

Find all infographics on Instagram — @sentientsoul PROBLEM: METHANE / CLIMATE CHANGE [1] Gerber, P.J., Steinfeld, H., Henderson, B., Mottet, A., Opio, C., Dijkman, J., Falcucci, A. & Tempio, G. 2013. Tackling climate change through livestock – A global assessment of emissions and mitigation opportunities. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome. … Continue reading FACE THE FACTS — Methane / Climate Change

‘No fear, no pain’: What really happens to livestock when they leave Australian shores?

Feature Article by Olivia Nankivell ‘No fear, no pain’ is the mantra used by the Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC). Yet the 60 Minutes investigation into live export negligence in early April shocked the nation, prompting calls for the brutal trade to be banned completely. More than two thousand sheep died onboard the Awassi Express … Continue reading ‘No fear, no pain’: What really happens to livestock when they leave Australian shores?

For The Love Of Meat?

"I had no idea that there were any environmental factors that were damaging in meat production" "It's disturbing" "No one thinks about that sort of thing" "That picture is far from the supermarket" These were some of the responses after witnessing the extent of land clearing for cattle farming in central Queensland, Australia. Approximately 40 football … Continue reading For The Love Of Meat?

Is A Cruelty-Free Future Possible?

It's an issue we refrain from thinking about when possible. We, as consumers, like to distance ourselves from the dark process behind the shiny products on the shelf. Convincing labels, innovative packaging and clever marketing often distract from the grim reality behind closed doors. According to Humane Society International, approximately 100,000-200,000 animals die every year … Continue reading Is A Cruelty-Free Future Possible?