I came across this film recently when I was doing research for my course at Langara College on Food, Health, and Sustainability.
Although the UN's report on this topic was released in 2006, this important information has yet to become common knowledge.
We all know how eating local and organic is beneficial for the environment, however, it is less obvious how raising animals for food is depleting the Earth's resources.
"COWSPIRACY: The Sustainability Secret" promises to be both shocking and humorous and as eye-opening as Blackfish: "a groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary following an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today, and investigates why the world's leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about it."
Shawna Barker BSc., RHN is a nutritionist specializing in vegan diets.