𝐏𝐋𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐄 𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐃 𝐓𝐇𝐈𝐒.
Cattle Ranching is one of the PRIMARY DRIVERS of Amazon deforestation.
This is caused by farmers illegally setting the forest on fire to make room for land to raise animals for slaughter.
𝐘𝐄𝐒- 𝐄𝐀𝐓𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐁𝐄𝐄𝐅 𝐇𝐀𝐒 𝐁𝐄𝐄𝐍 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐈𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐘 𝐑𝐄𝐀𝐒𝐎𝐍. 80% of deforestation of the Amazon is due to animal agriculture.. how did it get to this?
What we put in our mouths (or don’t put) 𝘔𝘈𝘛𝘛𝘌𝘙𝘚.
The Brazilian Amazon is home to 𝟷 𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘐𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘴 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝟹 𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘦𝘴 and is the LARGEST rainforest on our planet.
🌱Has 40,000 of plant species
🌱Has 10% of the world’s species
🌱Holds 20% of the world’s fresh water supply
🌱40% of the world’s tropical forest
🌱Creates 20% of the AIR WE BREATHE
🌱And holds more than 430 species of mammals, ALL of them dying and no one is doing anything about it..
𝐁𝐮𝐭 𝐰𝐞 𝐜𝐚𝐧 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐓𝐎𝐃𝐀𝐘.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
👉🏼 Help protect animals living in the jungle with WWF
👉🏼 Support the rainforest’s indigenous populations with Amazon Watch
👉🏼STOP CONSUMING BEEF. There are so many incredible alternatives, Beyond Meat and Gardein Burgers are just two of the many choices (or better yet, make a healthier version yourself!). Watch Cowspiracy and Our Planet on Netflix. Let’s Get Educated!!
👉🏼 Protect an acre of rainforest through the Rainforest Action Network
👉🏼Donate to Frontline Amazon groups working to defend the forest.
👉🏼VOTE for leaders who CARE about our climate crisis and are seriously willing to take action
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