Meat Consumption
Environmental Consequences
Part A - Read the following articles on meat consumption:
1. “Rethinking the Meat Guzzler”
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/27/weekinreview/27bittman.html
2. “Meat and the Environment”
http://vegetarian-issues.suite101.com/article.cfm/meat_and_the_environment
3. “Global Impact of Meat Consumption”
https://woods.stanford.edu/environmental-venture-projects/consequences-increasedglobal-meat-consumption-global-environment
Part B – Please answer the following questions in complete sentences on a separate
piece of paper.
1. Describe how the consumption of meat has changed in the last 50 years. (2 marks)
2. Do they predict this trend of meat consumption to continue in the future? (2
marks)
3. Describe four environmental impacts of keeping up with the demand for meat? (8
marks)
4. How can some of these environmental problems realted to meat production and
consumption be alleviated? ( 4 marks)
5. What three additional facts related to meat consumption did you find interesting?
( 3 marks)
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Meat Consumption - Environmental consequences