Essay about The North Carolina Is Abiding By Sustainable Measures

1619 Words Nov 8th, 2016 7 Pages
What my research aims to examine is whether or not Western North Carolina is abiding by sustainable measures in order to keep a well-kept environment by following the correct procedures of animal agriculture and whether or not this information is readily available for public access. The term animal agriculture is also known as “factory farming” and “animal husbandry”, meaning “a branch of agriculture concerned with the production and care of domestic animals” (Merriam-Webster). The animal agriculture industry is such a big part of our lives that many do not even know it when “nearly half of the United States is devoted to animal agriculture” and it is just swept under our noses (Cowspiracy).
A lot of my research for this assignment was sparked after watching a documentary called Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, which was executively produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson, and Appian Way Productions (Cowspiracy). The film discusses a lot of unspoken conversations surrounding animal agriculture and how environmental organizations and government agencies have been covering up or completely avoiding the topic of animal agriculture. We live in a society that runs on meat and if something were to get out that the production of animals for food and other products was ruining our planet no one would change their ways. You’re not asking people to turn off their light switches when they leave a room but instead asking them to change their daily routines. It is not a…

Related Documents