Americans choose to eat less than .25% of the known edible food on the planet.
Modern industrial fishing lines can be as long as 75 miles - the same distance as from seal level to space.
agriculture makes a 40% greater contribution to global warming than all
transportation in the world combined; it is the number on cause of
the typical cage for egg-laying hens, each bird has 67 square inches of
space - the size of the rectangle above. Nearly all cage-free
birds have approximately the same amount of space.
average, Americans eat the equivalent of 21,000 entire animals in a
lifetime - one animal for every letter on the last five pages.
Nearly one-third of the land surface of the planet is dedicated to livestock.
Less than 1% of the animals killed for meat in America come from family farms.