Ocean Plastic and Fishing Nets
46% of all plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch comes from fishing gear.
Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest
Between 2000 and 2013, approximately 63% of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon was due to cattle and feed crops.
Animal Agriculture Emissions
15.4% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from animal agriculture, comparable to all transportation (cars, trucks, trains, planes) combined.
Land Use, Calories, and Protein
Globally, animal agriculture uses 83% of the world’s farmland but only produces 18% of our calories and 37% of our protein.