- planting of cereal crop for animal fodder,
- fresh water usage
- pollution due to use of agri chemicals
Dr Pachauri and McCartney cite a 2006 report by the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, which stated that livestock are one of the most significant contributors to climate change because 70 per cent of former forests in the Amazon have been turned over to grazing and livestock now use 30 per cent of the world's land surface
I am a veggie for last 20 yrs and proud of it :) Let us save the earth !
Source : Times of India