Category Archives: Sound Bites

Biodiversity issues — driven by livestock (Sound Bites)

The sixth edition of our Sound Bite Series. Once again, livestock appears to be causing the most damage; from the U.N. Report: The livestock sector may well be the leading player in the reduction of biodiversity. The UN report, Livestock’s Long … Continue reading

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Climate change – largely driven by livestock (Sound Bites)

The fifth edition of our Sound Bite Series… Do you remember Al Gore’s movie for which he won the Nobel Prize? It was An Inconvenient Truth and it came out in 2006. The movie was all about global warming and … Continue reading

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Water shortage and pollution caused by livestock (Sound Bites)

The fourth edition of our Sound Bite Series… The UN report, Livestock’s Long Shadow, came out in late 2006 and reported how the livestock industry is seriously damaging our environment in four separate categories: Land and Trees, Water, Climate Change and … Continue reading

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Land, Topsoil and Trees — livestock damage (Sound Bites)

The third edition of our Sound Bite Series… The UN report, Livestock’s Long Shadow, came out in late 2006 and reported how the livestock industry is seriously damaging our environment in four separate categories: Land and Trees, Water, Climate Change … Continue reading

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Wasteful, harmful and cruel — the Western diet. (Sound Bites)

Continuing with my “sound bite” series; this is the second in the series. Bite #1 — Wasteful. On a per calorie basis, our typical Western diet requires twenty times more land, twenty times more energy and more than twenty times more … Continue reading

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Three “sound bites” to ponder with your breakfast…

Bite # 1. “Did you know that erectile dysfunction can save your life?”  That’s right. It turns out that heart disease and E.D. are basically the same disease — restricted blood flow in our arteries — ALL of our arteries. Caused … Continue reading

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“Sound-Bites” for telling our story — from A to Z

Let’s face it, we live in a sound-bite world. People don’t have the time these days to read books, attend lectures or watch long documentaries. For the most part, they wish to be entertained. So, in order to reach the … Continue reading

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