What is the environmental impact of raising and producing large amounts of livestock (cattle, chickens, pigs) for consumption worldwide? Give several examples.

Discussion #1 – Forks Over Knives
Discussion #1 – Forks Over Knives
Watch the movie, “Forks Over Knives” that is linked inside the “Modules” folder. Then look at the data found in the article, “A Nation of Meat Eaters.” You may need to copy-and-paste this URL in a separate browser.
http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2012/06/27/155527365/visualizing-a-nation-of-meat-eaters

  1. What are some of the diseases that have been linked to a diet high in animal protein?

  2. What is the environmental impact of raising and producing large amounts of livestock (cattle, chickens, pigs) for consumption worldwide? Give several examples.

  3. After obtaining all of the information from the documentary and article, has your opinion about eating meat changed? Please provide specific reasons to support your opinion.

Your response should be a minimum of 250 words.