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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

It's not about fracking...which also sucks fresh water

5% of water consumed in the US is by private homes.
55% of water consumed in the US is for animal agriculture. 

The meat and dairy industries combined use nearly 1/3 (29%) of all the fresh water in the world today. 

Animal agriculture is the leading cause of species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution [iv], and habitat destruction. 


More facts about our water-industrial agriculture reality at