I've been aware of the impending doom our planet is headed for but this was a wake-up call. This book urges us to change our diets and stop large scale farming. It produces a massive carbon footprint and soon we won't be able to solve it. I also enjoyed that there was a recommended viewing and reading list in the back so that there were other sources to look at and get a wider picture of the environmental crisis.
Discover the biggest issue in conservation today. This companion to the documentary "Cowspiracy" explores the impacts of the most environmentally destructive industry on the planet: animal agriculture. The award-winning documentary "Cowspiracy "presents alarming truths about the effects of animal agriculture on the planet. One of the leading causes of deforestation, greenhouse gas production, water use, species extinction, ocean dead-zones, and a host of other ills, animal agriculture is a major threat to the future of all species, and one of the environmental industry s best-kept secrets. "The Sustainability Secret "expands upon "Cowspiracy "in every way. Journey with authors Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn as they discover one shocking statistic after another and interview leading businesses, environmental organizations, and political groups about the subject of animal agriculture and its disastrous effects. Extended transcripts, updated statistics, tips on becoming vegan, and comprehensive reading lists provide an in-depth overview of this planetary crisis and demonstrate effective ways to offset the damage through personal dietary choices. Firmly rooted in science and supporting research, "The Sustainability Secret "reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact of the meat and dairy industry and offers a path to global sustainability for a growing population"