LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH
Of the 56.9 million deaths worldwide in 2016, more than half (54%) were due to the top 10 causes. Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years.
CAUSES OF CHRONIC DISEASE &
Inherited genetic mutations play a major role in about 5 to 10 percent of all cancers.
Genes and chronic disease
Reversing heart disease with a plant-based diet
PROCESSED MEAT IS A TYPE 1 CARCINOGEN
Processed meat products include bacon, ham, sausages, salami, corned beef, beef jerky, canned meat and meat-based sauces. Red meat is classified as a probable carcinogen.
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ANIMAL AGRICULTURE IMPACT ON THE OCEANS
The widespread use of pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers used in the production of feed crops, and the waste from the animals contaminate soils, poison waterways and contribute to dead zones in the oceans. - Cowspiracy Facts
90% of the world's fisheries are in crisis - UNFAO
2048: empty oceans
LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH OF CETACEANS
It is estimated that over 300,000
small whales, dolphins, and porpoises die from entanglement in fishing nets each year, making this the single largest cause of mortality for small cetaceans.
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ANIMALS IN THE EGG AND DAIRY INDUSTRY
Male chicks in the egg industry, because they don't lay eggs and are not fit for chicken-meat consumption, are discarded as they hatch, ground up alive, suffocated, drowned or gassed as a standard practice.
Dairy cows are forcibly impregnated and have their babies removed within 24 hours of birth as standard practice.