Although in Spanish, this video is a great pictorial on animal consumption and the environment, outlining the benefits and affects of vegetarian diets and the planet.
From the video: “Go vegetarian: by animals and water. The consumption of meat by humans is a major cause for the depletion of water on the planet.” (from haztevegetariano.com)
A vegan diet isn’t just for your health. It also doesn’t just benefits animals all around you. Eating animal-free actually benefits the environment, too! Therefore, even adopting it into your lifestyle a few times a week is a great way to start.
Not sure of the benefits of a plant-based diet on the Earth? Check out our article Veganism and the planet.