Incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet is not only good for your health and animals, it’s good for the environment too!

Studies and Statistics

Reducing Food’s Environmental Impacts Through Producers and Consumers (Joseph Poore, Science)

Beef Industry Statistics (Beef USA)

Dairy Market Statistics (Statista)

Avoiding Meat and Dairy Single Best Way to Reduce Your Impact on Earth (The Guardian)

Meat Pollution in America (Mighty Earth)

Five Way the Meat on Your Plate is Killing the Planet (The Conversation)

Live Stock and the Environment (Food and Agriculture Organization)


Environmental Issues Facing Texas

Meat Industry Gulf of Mexico Pollution Dead Zones (The Guardian)

Meat Packers Charged with Dumping Pig’s Blood in the Trinity River (Dallas News)

Texas Environmental Information (Environmental Protection Agency of the Unites States)

Reports and Publications (Texas Department of Agriculture)

Environmental Issues Along the US/Mexico Border (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality)

Covering Texas Environmental Issues (Nature Conservancy)

City of Austin’s Environmental Page

Water and Environmental Concerns (Texas Parks and Wildlife)

Environmental Issues in Texas (Environment Texas)


How You Can Reduce Your Impact

Food Waste Harms Climate, Water, Land and Biodiversity (Food and Agriculture Organization)

Veganic Gardening Guide