The sources for the Why Meatless content may be found via in-text links on that page.
The sources for the following statements found on the table tents, are listed below:
Obesity has doubled in young Canadians in the past 30 years. Obesity is strongly linked with eating less fruit and vegetables.
Over 1/3 of our global grain supply is fed to livestock. That’s 670 million tonnes annually, enough to feed more than 3.5 billion people.
1/4 of Earth’s land area is used for livestock pasture, double the area used for plant crops.
Overfishing, destructive practices, and illegal fishing have led to the collapse of 30% of wild fish species. The livelihoods of 200 million people, 90% in developing countries, are dependent upon fishing.
The leading causes of death in Canada: 1. Cancer; 2. Heart Disease
Relative GHG Emissions for Food Graph
1000’s of litres of water used to produce 1 kg of:…
Fossil fuel energy (in calories) used to produce one calorie of protein in:
**** Pimentel, 2006