The future of diet is: mostly plants
Wildlife accounts for just 4% of all mammals on this planet. 4%. Humans: 36%. The remaining 60%? Livestock. Its production accounts for about 20% of all greenhouse gas emissions.
Global cattle population has reached 1 Billion in 2020 – The cattle industry typically requires 8x water and 160x land per calorie as vegetables; their burps and farts produce methane that’s 86x more potent than CO2 to warm the atmosphere.
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
– Michael Pollan
A Lone Fish, Sustainable Arctic Char in a sea of edible plastic inspired by ocean plastic pollution
White on white, creamed cauliflower soup inspired by global warming and coral bleaching
DID YOU KNOW
A staggering 1/3 of all food produced is wasted every year, the 3rd largest carbon emitter after China and US. If we can remove all food waste, we could solve world hunger NOW.
• So use all of your ingredients – the whole plant or animal
• Instead of throwing away the leftovers, make meatballs.
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