Reduce meat and dairy consumption

The rearing of livestock for consumption contributes to deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.

Why the contribution is important

By reducing our meat intake we can reduce the impact on our environment including biodiversity and pollution.

by Julie_CEC on April 02, 2020 at 09:12AM

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Comments

  • Posted by KevinA August 15, 2020 at 16:28

    Essential if climate change is going to be stopped - and the horrendous destruction of nature as well.
  • Posted by johannacarrie August 16, 2020 at 12:27

    This may be easy for individuals but a challenge to agriculture. We all need to support them. More beans and nuts is good. Less intensive, more butterflies ?
  • Posted by Voiceofreason August 27, 2020 at 20:11

    Unfortunately, much of Scotland is covered with what experts call "hills" and "mountains" and doesn't have the same climate as other places where more species of nuts can grow. Luckily sheep find the hillsides no problem and highland cows don't seem to mind the weather - as a bonus, they both taste really great!
  • Posted by heatherdavies October 05, 2020 at 22:52

    Along with a just transition for meat and dairy farmers, including ensuring that traditional and cultural cattle rearing practices are not lost
  • Posted by MJMcD0ugall October 08, 2020 at 11:15

    of course farmers need support for changing practices. Agroforestry seem to be 'win-win ' more trees, still some livestock and increase in biodiversity. Might even be able to use some of 'voice of reason's ' marginal land.
  • Posted by Voiceofreason October 09, 2020 at 08:56

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