Be kind to animals while saving the environment: eat meat
It turns out that the ethical high ground is occupied not by anti-meat progressives but rather by steak-lovers:
Published figures suggest that, in Australia, producing wheat and other grains results in:The article, by an academic unaffiliated with meat producers, is well worth reading – and you might want to refer sanctimonious veggie-eating friends to it for enlightenment.
- at least 25 times more sentient animals being killed per kilogram of useable protein
- more environmental damage, and
- a great deal more animal cruelty than does farming red meat.