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Rising Demand for Meat Takes Toll on Environment

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Rising Demand for Meat Takes Toll on Environment

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Rising Demand for Meat Takes Toll on Environment

Rising Demand for Meat Takes Toll on Environment

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As global demand for meat products has increased in recent years, so has awareness of the environmental damage that the industry causes. Modern meat production uses enormous amounts of energy, pollutes water supplies and creates greenhouse gases.

Renee Montagne talks to professor Roz Naylor, director of the Program on Food Security and the Environment at Stanford University.