“Less than 1% of the world’s freshwater is available for human consumption. Although almost ¾ of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, only 2.5% of this is fresh water. Most of the freshwater is trapped in the polar ice caps. More than 99% of the world’s water supply is saline, inaccessible or otherwise unavailable for human use.” - Water facts
To help sustain this planet for future generations we must consider all aspects of our lives that contribute to waist and pollution. Our diet is directly linked with our environment and our planet. Water being one of the most essential of our resources, is running out.
“Producing beef and other water-intensive foods results in higher use and pollution of the surrounding environments. California officials identify agriculture, including cows, as a the major source of nitrate pollution in more than 100,00 0 square miles of polluted groundwater.” -Sustainable Works