Infographics

Here’s a selection of infographics covering various issues.

THE GREAT BARRIER REEF AND THE IMPACT OF ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

Creative Commons licence for the above image: CC BY-SA 2.0

LIVESTOCK-RELATED LAND CLEARING

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Clearing for pasture in Queensland, Australia, from 1988 to 2016 was equivalent to a tract of land 10 kilometres (6 miles) wide running between Melbourne and Cairns four times, or between LA and New York around 2.4 times.

LAND USE

POPULATION

SLAUGHTER NUMBERS

World

USA

China

 UK

Australia

Canada

New Zealand

The shocking and shameful figures in the next image reflect the full period of animal slaughter statistics published by the UN Food & Agriculture Organization to 2016. As in all images in the “bubble” and bar chart series, each “number” contributing to the slaughter total represents a thinking and feeling individual, able to experience physical and psychological pain.

MEAT CONSUMPTION

Our government wants Australia to become “the healthiest nation on earth, with the longest life expectancy” by pursuing a “‘national mission’ that harnesses genetic and precision medicine innovations” (James Massola & Adam Gartrell, Sydney Morning Herald, 30 Jan 2018). Instead of focusing on medical research at the expense of animals, why not do something about this?

MEAT INDUSTRY

 YOUTH FOOD MOVEMENT AUSTRALIA

ANIMAL CRUELTY

SOCIAL JUSTICE

SOURCES OF NUTRITION

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CLIMATE CHANGE IN GENERAL

The following two images are from the video presentation “Is it crunch time for the climate?

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ANIMAL AGRICULTURE

For more information on the following image, please visit “The link that too many ignore“, regarding links between Australian climate change campaigners and the livestock sector.

Emissions intensity (kg CO2-e/kg protein) for beef, sheep meat and cow’s milk:

Emissions intensity (kg CO2-e/kg protein) for other products:

WHAT’S YOUR CRUELTY FOOTPRINT?

If you replace beef and lamb with chicken in order to reduce your carbon footprint, then you are massively increasing your cruelty footprint. This chart shows the number of chickens required to replace one cow in the top per capita beef-eating countries:

Featured Image

Image: U.S. Geological Survey, “Arctic Ice (The clouds begin to thin over the Arctic Ocean Aug. 19, 2009)”, Public Domain

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