Persuasive Essay On Raising Meat

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The chances of earth’s environment declining will only increase if humanity continues its meat eating habits, due to the global effects that raising livestock cause to the climate. It has recently been made known to the public on a larger scale, that one of the greatest factors to the ozone layer being damaged is from raising livestock. It is up to us to fix this issue before it makes the world an unlivable place. We have to do this now instead of later. Recently, a group of environmentalists wanted to help save the planet, so they did as much research as they could to find the real issues. They found out that limiting the number of showers people take and driving your car less were not near as effective at saving the planet compared to eating less meat. There are many other environmentalists who share similar view points in this subject matter. Anyone who is interested in saving the planet should be aware of the benefits to the planet from going vegan. They showed how much water is required to raise livestock, it takes 264 gallons of water for just one pound of beef. It only …show more content…
It makes the most sense to begin this switch immediately due to the negative effects of raising livestock. The most logical and ethical way of solving this problem is to go vegan. There are many reasons to go vegan, but I believe the most important reason is to save our planet’s environment. By no means am I saying that everyone should go strictly vegan. However, if everyone would at least participate in some way to reducing the amount of animal by-products they consume, it will safeguard our future existence. If it’s too much to ask for someone to completely eliminate animal products from their diet, they should at least try to limit themselves. Remember, our planet is not invincible and we need to realize the consequences of our

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