Wageningen World: The planet is too small for a meat-rich diet

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Wageningen World: The planet is too small for a meat-rich diet

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19 juni 2019

One quarter of the world’s children suffer stunted growth due to protein-related deficiencies. Meanwhile, in the West we eat more animal protein than is good for the environment or our health. But it is misguided to believe that there is one paramount solution to this problem: ‘We need to foster several lines of development in parallel.’

In the West there is a growing realization of the problems caused by overconsumption of animal protein, and yet at the same time that pattern is spreading around the globe.

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