Saturday, February 13, 2010

Becoming vegetarian 'can harm the environment'

By Nick Collins, Published: 7:33AM GMT 12 Feb 2010, The Telegraph.Co.UK

It has often been claimed that avoiding red meat is beneficial to the environment, because it lowers emissions and less land is used to produce alternatives.

But a study by Cranfield University, commissioned by WWF, the environmental group, found a substantial number of meat substitutes – such as soy, chickpeas and lentils – were more harmful to the environment because they were imported into Britain from overseas.(link)

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