Study: Swapping tenth of meat intake for veg could free up land size of Germany

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Agriculture takes up nearly 40 per cent of habitable land  | Credit: Annie Spratt
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Agriculture takes up nearly 40 per cent of habitable land | Credit: Annie Spratt

PwC analysis warns global meat consumption is higher than ever and that continued growth carries major implications for water, climate, and land use

If 10 per cent of the global population switched from eating meat to plant-based alternatives, 176 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions could be avoided annually, a study from alternative meat investor...

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