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Harriet AgerholmExcessive animal product consumption is responsible for 60% of all biodiversity loss, according to the WWF, with the UK food industry alone directly linked to the extinction of an estimated 33 species. – Harriet Agerholm

Meat consumption is devastating some of the world’s most valuable and vulnerable regions, due to the vast amount of land needed to produce animal feed, a report has warned.

The growing popularity of a Western diet, which contains high levels of meat and dairy, means an area 1.5 times the size of the European Union would be saved if global consumption of animal products was reduced to just meeting nutritional requirements, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

According to the new report, “Appetite for Destruction“, launched at the Extinction and Livestock Conference, the consumption of animal products is leading to a vast and increasing amount of land being used for crops. This is threatening areas…

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