Switching to a vegetarian diet would help to reduce the destruction of wildlife habitats & endangered species. Rearing animals for food uses far more land than is required to provide a vegetarian diet for the population.
To meet the demand for meat production the livestock industry is responsible
for massive deforestation and elimination of natural habitats for many rare species.
Forests are cleared to grow animal feed and to be used as pastures for grazing cattle.
Millions of animals are forced out from their natural environments each year, causing