Economics

  • PNAS – Plant-based diets could save 735 billion US dollars per year
  • Oxford University – Plant-based diets up to a third cheaper

Food Security

  • A Well Fed World – Feed-to-meat ratios analysis
  • Guardian – Vast animal-feed crops destroying planet
  • HuffPost – Bizarre economics of meat and dairy industry
  • NY Times – Rethinking the meat guzzler
  • Economist – Switching to plant-based protein increase US food supply by 1/3
  • IOP Science – Food yields from animal agriculture per hectare
  • CIWF – Inefficiency of animal agriculture
  • Science Direct – Feed/food ratio animal agriculture analysis
  • PNAS – Biomass use, production, feed & emissions
  • PNAS – Producing crops directly to feed humans produces 2-20 times more
  • PNAS – Opportunity cost of animal based diets exceeds all food losses
  • USDA – Estimated Amount, Value, & Calories of Postharvest Food Losses

Land Use

Water Use

“Animals pay a dear price, simply for being born into a world where humans see them as ‘property.’ These beings are not ‘resources.’ They are living, breathing, hurting members of our global family.”

Anthony Damiano