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Kolesar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-15-05 05:51 PM
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19. I know what the answer is
Live simply so that others may live. Vegetarian diets are much more environmentally friendly than meat diets. It takes a huge amount of fuel, water, and land to support the meat industry in America. Most of the cornfields in this country are used to produce feed for livestock.
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  -If You Drink Wine, You're Killing The Environment! BearClaws  Feb-15-05 08:03 AM   #0 
  - There are a number of eco friendly wines and vineyards out there, please  BR_Parkway   Feb-15-05 08:05 AM   #1 
  - It's not vineyards that are causing a clearing of rainforests but ag and  lonestarnot   Feb-15-05 08:06 AM   #2 
  - I politely disagree !  BearClaws   Feb-15-05 08:18 AM   #5 
  - Grape production is just like many other agricultural activities  da_chimperor   Feb-15-05 08:38 AM   #10 
  - And that has what to do with his point?  NickB79   Feb-15-05 12:24 PM   #16 
  - Big is the key word here  demnan   Feb-15-05 08:08 AM   #3 
  - I guess you've never been near a large feedlot  AZCat   Feb-15-05 08:11 AM   #4 
  - wrong  BearClaws   Feb-15-05 08:19 AM   #6 
     - But a feedlot is "cattle operations"  AZCat   Feb-15-05 08:23 AM   #7 
        - Yes I Am  BearClaws   Feb-15-05 08:37 AM   #9 
           - I'd love to see a source for your deer kill claim  AZCat   Feb-15-05 08:48 AM   #11 
           - I Don't  BearClaws   Feb-15-05 09:00 AM   #12 
           - Cattle and grazing  XemaSab   Feb-15-05 01:57 PM   #17 
  - Well . . . breathing air hurts the environment . . . we use the O2 and  mistertrickster   Feb-15-05 08:32 AM   #8 
  - What a shame  Deb   Feb-15-05 09:57 AM   #13 
  - Wildlife adapted to western style cattle ranching  hunter   Feb-15-05 10:09 AM   #14 
  - hunters *don't* get a real bad rap from environmental groups  TheBorealAvenger   Feb-15-05 12:06 PM   #15 
  - if you eat any fruit or vegetable you're killing the environment  amazona   Feb-15-05 02:45 PM   #18 
  - I know what the answer is  TheBorealAvenger   Feb-15-05 05:51 PM   #19 
  - Why not reduce the population instead?  ChemEng   Feb-15-05 08:25 PM   #20 
     - You are probably pretty close on the impact of omnivore humans  TheBorealAvenger   Feb-15-05 08:36 PM   #21 
        - It is more than just agriculture impacts,  ChemEng   Feb-16-05 06:57 PM   #24 
  - Permaculture is the answer, but it requires a fundamental  GumboYaYa   Feb-16-05 10:12 AM   #23 
  - We are in a NorCal wine region  kineneb   Feb-15-05 09:59 PM   #22 

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