GR: The Earth could get along just fine without us. If anyone can think of an ecosystem function that requires our presence, I would like to hear about it. Circumstantial and fossil evidence indicates that even when human numbers were small, the fires, animal drives, and plant preferences had harmful effects. Ecosystem resilience absorbed early human impacts, but now with more than seven billion of us, the impacts are simply overwhelming earth ecosystems. Livestock? Earth could tolerate a few domestic beasts, but not the billions we have now. Watch the video.
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“The movie goes far beyond the obvious impacts of livestock production such as overgrazing of rangelands, and talks about everything from water pollution (from manure) to energy use in the production of meat to the mistreatment of meat producing animals by humans. Overall it makes a very…
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