Vaclav Smil How Much Meat Should We Be Eating
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[Vaclav Smil How Much Meat Should We Be Eating]
SHOULD WE EAT MEAT?
[Vaclav Smil: (Author of: Should We Eat Meat?):] Source: LYBIO.net
It’s not the best of all questions. Much better question would be how much meat should we be eating?
All our evolution we have been eating meat as a part of complex, and varied and variable and diet.
There is this general belief that because we have growing populations, we have to increase food production. But the reality is that most of the people on this planet actually about 87% or so… are reasonably well-fed and that most of the people do not need more food. And we are wasting incredibly.
Anywhere between 25%-45% of what we grow is wasted. We should be eating meat in a rational way because meat does indeed inflict tremendous environmental damage, but it doesn’t have to. Everything is a question of scale. We all would be better off in terms of environment, in terms of treatment of animals and even in terms of health – if we would not be eating 90 or 100 kilograms of meat per person, per year.
[Vaclav Smil:] Source: L Y B I O . N E T
Even by cutting down production and adding little bit of dairy, eggs and fish we still could feed a population of ten billion people. There are no benefits in very high consumption of meat and so there is no need to pursue this quest for ever higher production of meat.
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