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1. Approximately 56 BILLION animals are killed EVERY YEAR.
2. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of SPECIES EXTINCTION.
3. Animal agriculture is responsible for more greenhouse gas emissions than the entire transportation industry COMBINED.
4. WorldWatch Institute estimated animal agriculture to be responsible for 51% of ALL greenhouse gas emissions.
5. Animal agriculture is responsible for 91% of AMAZON DEFORESTATION.
6. It’s estimated that someone who doesn’t eat animals saves nearly 200 animals EVERY YEAR.
7. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of OCEAN DEAD ZONES.
8. ONE THIRD of earth’s land is used for animal agriculture.
9. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of WATER POLLUTION.
10. Scientists predict that there will be NO FISH IN THE OCEAN by 2048.
Kaden is a passionate animal rights activist, writer, graphic designer and cyclist.
The adverts were created by Veganuary – the charity that encourages people to try vegan in January – and were crowdfunded by the vegan community. They feature three animals – Rocky the calf, a chick called Little Eric and a naughty but very loveable piglet named Ernie – who urge passengers to read their stories and join thousands of others around the world who choose to eat no animal products at all in January.
BBC recently reported on the appalling conditions uncovered by Viva! Campaigns at a Somerset Pig Farm in South West England
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