Environment

The Environmental Impacts of Intensive Livestock Operations in Canada
http://scienceforpeace.ca/the-environmental-impacts-of-intensive-livestock-operations-in-canada

Existing cropland could feed four billion more by dropping biofuels and animal feed
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130801125704.htm

Foodies, feds and factory farms — Why we need vegans now more than ever
http://wagingnonviolence.org/feature/why-we-need-vegans-now-more-than-ever/

THE GREENHOUSE HAMBURGER
Producing beef for the table has a surprising environmental cost: it releases prodigious amounts of heat-trapping greenhouse gases
http://ogoapes.weebly.com/uploads/3/2/3/9/3239894/greenhousehamburger.pdf

Agriculture is the direct driver for worldwide deforestation
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/09/120925091608.htm

Agriculture poses immense threat to environment, German study says
http://www.euractiv.com/sections/energy/agriculture-poses-immense-threat-environment-german-study-says-313669

Animal Agriculture and the Environment
http://www.chai-online.org/en/compassion/food_environment.htm

10 Reasons Why the Meat and Dairy Industry Is Unsustainable
http://www.care2.com/causes/10-reasons-why-the-meat-and-dairy-industry-is-unsustainable.html?onswipe_redirect=no&oswrr=1

As Dairy Farms Grow Bigger, New Concerns About Pollution
http://e360.yale.edu/feature/as_dairy_farms_grow_bigger_new_concerns_about_pollution/2768/

The Environmental Impact Of Animal Agriculture
http://www.shellethics.com/environment/environmental-impact-animal-agriculture/

Animal agriculture: A huge waste of water
http://www.thescavenger.net/social-justice-to-all/social-justice-for-environment/863-animal-agriculture-a-huge-waste-of-water.html

Assessment of California’s Water Footprint
http://pacinst.org/publication/assessment-of-californias-water-footprint/

Global Issues: Beef
http://www.globalissues.org/article/240/beef

Benefits of Removing Livestock from Rangelands to Sequester Carbon
http://www.thewildlifenews.com/2015/02/02/the-potential-for-livestock-grazing-to-significantly-influence-soil-carbon-storage/

Saving the Planet, One Meal at a Time
http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/saving_the_planet_one_meal_at_a_time_20141109

Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change
https://ccafs.cgiar.org/commission#.VbbtE3iTVFI

Connecticut-Sized Dead Zone Found in Gulf of Mexico
http://ecowatch.com/2013/08/01/dead-zone-found-in-gulf-of-mexico/

Do Cow Farts Actually Contribute to Global Warming
http://gizmodo.com/do-cow-farts-actually-contribute-to-global-warming-1562144730

Ending Factory Farming
https://farmforward.com/ending-factory-farming/

Europe sounds alarm over freshwater pollution
http://www.nature.com/news/europe-sounds-alarm-over-freshwater-pollution-1.17021

Factory Farm Map USA
http://www.factoryfarmmap.org

Factory Farm Nation: 2015 Edition
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/insight/factory-farm-nation-2015-edition

Farm Nitrogen Pollution Damage Estimated at $157 Billion Yearly
http://www.ewg.org/agmag/2015/06/farm-nitrogen-pollution-damage-estimated-157-billion-yearly

Farming responsible for 53% of water pollution incidents
http://www.agriland.ie/farming-news/farming-responsible-for-53-of-water-pollution-incidents/

Half of lakes and streams in southern Minnesota found too polluted for safe swimming, fishing
http://www.startribune.com/half-of-s-minn-waters-found-too-polluted-for-safe-swimming-fishing/301702651/

How Animal Agriculture Is Draining the World of Biodiversity
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/how-animal-agriculture-is-draining-the-world-of-biodiversity/

The planet and its wildlife need us to reduce our meat consumption
http://www.takeextinctionoffyourplate.com

How much of the world’s cropland is actually used to grow food
http://www.vox.com/2014/8/21/6053187/cropland-map-food-fuel-animal-feed

How much your meat addiction is hurting the planet
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/06/30/how-much-your-meat-addiction-is-hurting-the-planet/

These 10 Shocking Facts On Factory Farms and Water Pollution Will Make You Rethink That Burger
http://www.onegreenplanet.org/environment/shocking-facts-on-how-factory-farms-cause-water-pollution/

The Hidden Water We Use
http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/freshwater/embedded-water/

The End of Farming
Factories with lab-grown milk and cultured meat will replace industrial farms
http://reason.com/archives/2015/06/01/the-end-of-farming

Taking a Bite out of Climate Change
http://www.sustainabletable.org/982/agriculture-energy-climate-change

Sustainability of meat-based and plant-based diets and the environment
http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/78/3/660S.full

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