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I have given up dairy products as well as meat

Chris

* 'Livestock's Long Shadow' 
<http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article2062484.ece> *. /By 
Geoffrey Lean, The London Independent/, /December 10, 2006/. "A United 
Nations report has identified the world's rapidly growing herds of 
cattle as the greatest threat to the climate, forests and wildlife. And 
they are blamed for a host of other environmental crimes, from acid rain 
to the introduction of alien species, from producing deserts to creating 
dead zones in the oceans, from poisoning rivers and drinking water to 
destroying coral reefs. The 400-page report by the Food and Agricultural 
Organisation, entitled 'Livestock's Long Shadow,' also surveys the 
damage done by sheep, chickens, pigs and goats. But in almost every 
case, the world's 1.5 billion cattle are most to blame. Livestock are 
responsible for 18 per cent of the greenhouse gases that cause global 
warming... Fuel to produce fertiliser to grow feed, to produce meat and 
to transport it - and clearing vegetation for grazing - produces 9 per 
cent of all emissions of carbon dioxide, the most common greenhouse gas. 
And their wind and manure emit more than one third of emissions of 
another, methane which warms the world 20 times faster than carbon dioxide."