There are many reasons to eat less meat - including those to do with the environment, our food system, animal welfare and the affects on our own health. Here's some people looking at posiitve alternatives....
> click the pic for main talk, and links below for more
Essendon Football player David Zaharakis visits Edgar's Mission at Lancefield, in Victoria's Macedon Ranges and chats about the importance of animal sanctuaries. Edgar’s Mission is a not for profit sanctuary for rescued farmed animals that seeks to create a humane and just world for humans and non-humans.HeraldSun article » Edgars website » Edgars video »
We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for the environment and for the animals — but in a carnivorous culture, it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill, founder of TreeHugger.com and LifeEdited, has a powerful, pragmatic suggestion: Be a weekday veg. Here's his TEDtalk.
Find out some facts and stats on how meat affects your world and you. The livestock industry is not only a major driver of global climate change, it also contributes to pollution, has a particularly high water footprint, and, in many places, is a major driver of deforestation.
Find out how to make the transition, what to eat, and how to get active in adopting a healthy plant-based diet and helping to end cruelty to animals.