Switch the meat for beans: going vegan could save the planet

Tweet Reducing your meat and dairy consumption is one of the best ways to reduce your negative impact on the environment. It may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about ways to lower the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but limiting the number of times you go for that steak or bolognaise means that less land is cleared for cultivation. The farming industry is a multi-billion pound one and creates lots of jobs, but there are adverse effects of being an omnivore. Every…

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