Sorry, carnivores, we have to go veggie or Earth is doomed, UN ...

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Sorry, carnivores, we have to go veggie or Earth is doomed, UN warns

We haven’t met any of the vital biodiversity targets in the past year. Now habitats are in really deep trouble

Emma Gatten and Olivia Rudgard

Moving to mostly vegetarian diets will be crucial to save the natural world, the United Nations has warned.

Plant and animal species are being lost at unprecedented rates because of human activity, according to a report that says none of 20 biodiversity goals set 10 years ago have been achieved.

Cutting meat consumption would reduce the destruction of forests and other lands, as well as cutting greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change...

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