Environmentalists Call for Fair Grazing Fees

TREES4WOOD trees4wood at aol.com
Sun Mar 14 18:26:30 EST 1999

>I think they claim  the fact that it takes about 10 times as much land
>to produce a pound of meat protein as it does to produce the same
>amount of vegetable protein renders it a pretty wastefull use of
>resouces in a hungry world.
>Especially as noone actually has to eat meat to stay healthy. 

But what kind of animal and plant diversity can a monoculture of high protein
vegetables sustain whereas a well managed grazing systems can sustain both
wildlife and plant species.  Also many of the places livestock graze are
unsuited to growing crops.  That is why they are grazed in the first place.

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