Many people underestimate their decision making at the grocery store and the effects they can have on the natural world. For example, switching to a plant-based diet rather than eating meat will reduce the number of livestock needed to feed the world. Animals require significantly more land than crops grown for human consumption. Even though livestock feed pastures and farms account for more than three-quarters of all agricultural land, they yield fewer than 20% of total calories consumed by people.
With their shopping choices, consumers can make a difference and lessen their environmental impact on the world. Check out the resource below to learn more about what you can do to help protect the environment.