The following facts are from the 2009 movie “Home”. Keep in mind that even though how horrible these facts are, it is even worse today. Humanity is past the point of no return now. I often say that animals are smarter than humans, and that is a fact. Keep in mind also, that it was stupid humans who have brought The Planet to its 6th Extinction. So much for the wisdom of The Holy Bible saying man is the highest creation, huh?
20% of the World’s population consume 80% of its resources.
The World spends 12 times more on military expenditures than on aid to developing countries.
5,000 people a day die because of dirty drinking water.
1 Billion people have no access to safe drinking water.
Nearly 1 Billion people are going hungry.
Over 50% of grain traded around the World is used for animal feed or bio-fuels.
40% of arable land has suffered long term damage.
Every year 13 million hectares of forest disappear.
One mammal in 4, i bird in 8, one amphibian in 3 are threatened with extinction.
Species are dying out at a rhythm 1,000 times faster than the natural rate.
Three Quarters o fishing grounds are exhausted, depleted, or in dangerous decline.
The average temperature of the last 15 years have been the highest ever recorded.
The ice cap is 40% thinner than 40 years ago.
There may be at least 200 million climate refugees by 2050.
Vegan thought: It is the animals, and the plants, and the trees, that have to suffer for man’s stupidity. They are innocent, they did not cause this travesty!