As environmental science has advanced, it has become apparent that the human appetite for animal flesh is a driving force behind virtually every category of environmental damage now threatening the human future. Deforestation, erosion, fresh water scarcity, air and water pollution, climate change, bio diversity loss, social injustice, the de-stabilisation of communities and the spread of disease ~ World Watch Institute (vision for a sustainable world 2016)



In this section, we present the facts on the environmental impact of animal agriculture and fishing and make comparisons with plant based food systems.