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    15 Facts That Will Make You Consider Going Vegan

    Visualised facts about the meat, dairy industries & vegan life, all laid out in black and white.

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    A farm with 2,500 dairy cows produces the same amount of waste as a city of 411,000 people.

    2. Fact 002.

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    Half of our seafood now comes from farms.

    3. Fact 003.

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    Animal agriculture is responsible for up to 91% of amazon destruction.

    4. Fact 004.

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    Over 70% of pigs (in the UK) are reared under intensive conditions, being closely confined for their entire lives.

    5. Fact 005.

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    More than 6 million animals are killed for food every hour.

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    In the egg industry, male chicks are killed almost immediately.

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    We are currently growing enough food on earth to feed 10 billion people.

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    It's predicted that if everyone on earth went vegan we'd avoid around 8.1 million deaths between now and 2050.

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    Most dairy cows are artificially inseminated, their babies stolen and then chopped intor pieces. This can't be done 'humanely'.

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    Many green vegetables have calcium absorption rates of more than 50%, compared with milk at about 32%.

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    Pigs have been found to be mentally and socially similar to dogs and chimpanzees.

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    A meat based diet requires 18 times more land than a vegan diet.

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    Under EU rules for free-range production, 9 hens can be crammed into every square metre of floor space.

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    As many as 40% (63 billion pounds) of fish caught globally every year are discarded.

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    82% of starving children live in countries where food is grown to feed animals in the west.