PETA India supports vegans
“Our planet is in danger as the meat, egg and dairy industries raze precious forests to make room for the animals they use and kill and the crops to feed them. while also emitting greenhouse gases that exacerbate climate catastrophes,” said PETA India Senior Campaign Coordinator Radhika Suryavanshi.
Climate benefits of a vegan diet
By some estimates, livestock farming (industrial husbandry, raising and slaughtering animals) is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate disasters than all the world’s transportation systems combined. again.
In their findings published in ‘Science’ Researchers at the University of Oxford and the Swiss Agricultural Research Institute, Agroscope, have found that cutting out meat and dairy can reduce carbon emissions from food by up to 73%.
In addition to helping to combat climate catastrophe, vegan meals help animals that suffer a lot.
In today’s global meat, egg and dairy industry, tens of billions of animals are kept in strict captivity each year.
In India, chickens’ throats are cut while they are still awake, cows are forced from their calves so humans can steal their milk, piglets are castrated without painkillers, and fish are butchered. belly while they’re still alive, PETA India notes.