Pros And Disadvantages Of Vegetarianism

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What if I would say that beef ribs and chicken hams on your plate cause environmental problems such as deforestation, pollution of the oceans, rivers, seas and air, climate change? Would you still eat flesh-meat, knowing it can destroy our fragile earth within some period of time? Since now future of the world depends on people’s choice to eat meat or not. How did it appear that piece of meat from your plate could destroy whole environment? The point is in the fact, that before appearing on your plate, an animal needs to be killed. However, before killing an animal it needs to be raised. Information provided by PETA (2012) claims, that using land to grow crops for feeding animals takes almost 20 times more territory than to feed a vegan who is on the plant-based diet because vegans eat plants directly by themselves instead of feeding animals that requires more food like plants and finally produces less food like meat. Unfortunately, regular usage of lands also leads to the depletion of soil resources, soil erosion and desertification. Besides using of land, it takes an enormous amount of water to…show more content…
Main themes that I will explore are related to disadvantages of meat production, factory farm’s influence on the environment, and pros and cons of vegetarianism. To get better understanding vegetarianism and how it can help the environment, I will use books as “Vegetarianism and the meaning of meat” by Twigg (1983) and thematic articles. I will interview ecologists and agriculture specialists to find out number of people needed to become vegetarians to influence the environment. Besides that, I will create questionnaire for Kazakhstan inhabitants to analyze opinion about vegetarianism among the average population. In addition, I need to study opinions of students to predict how many of them would be ready to change their diet to the more vegetarian

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