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Sustainability Secret : Rethinking Our Diet to Transform the World (Hardcover) (Kip Andersen & Keegan

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The groundbreaking 2014 documentary Cowspiracy presents shocking truths about the effects of industrial animal agriculture on the planet. The leading cause of deforestation, rainforest destruction, greenhouse gas production, water consumption and pollution, habitat loss, species extinction, ocean dead-zones, topsoil erosion, and a host of other environmental ills, animal agriculture is the biggest issue facing the planet today and one of the most controversial environmental secrets in the world of conservation.Filled with anecdotes, statistics, research, interviews with the filmmakers and contributors, and unabridged transcripts from the film, this companion book supplements and expands upon the documentary in every way. With all this and more,The Sustainability Secret reveals the absolutely devastating environmental impact large-scale factory farming has on our planet and offers a path to global sustainability for a growing population.
The 2014 documentary film Cowspiracy presents hard-to-digest truths about how animal agriculture affects our world and explores why no environmental organizations are investigating the environmental effects of this massive industry.

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret supplements and expands on the film. See what didn?t make the cut and what was too inflammatory to include, and read anecdotes and interviews with the filmmakers describing their difficult, entertaining, and controversial journey. Containing statistics distilled into easy-to-read graphs and charts, this small, affordable book makes it easy to understand the mind-boggling facts behind the largest issue facing our planet.

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret includes:

? An overview of the contents of the film.
? Material that was cut from the film due to length and funding issues.
? Descriptions of the reception the film received from funders, environmental activist groups, and ranching / animal agriculture groups. In addition, the filmmakers return to these groups, giving them a chance to comment.
? Action points describing how people can effect change.
? Substantial suggested reading lists, peppered with relevant quotes from influential personalities.
? General guidelines for becoming a vegan. (Recipes not included.)
Number of Pages: 204
Genre: Technology, Nature
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Author: Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn
Language: English
Street Date: October 20, 2015
TCIN: 46776178
UPC: 9781608876570
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-0909
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