Updated: Jul 5
Being a world leader of deforestation is not something to be proud of.
What can you do to help?
The best way you can help is to choose the products you buy more carefully.
Purchasing recycled paper products over virgin paper will not only prevent further deforestation but also save water and electricity and waste. The next best option is to choose products made from FSC certified sources. Check out my sustainably printed recycled Greetings Cards and 2021 Eco-Calendar at JAC Photography Art.
You can change your diet. By eating less meat, less forests will need to be cut down to grow mono-crops of feed or for cattle to graze. It turns out our costal forests are being cut down to raise beef which is one of the most unsustainable proteins we can produce. As those forests are cut down the also puts stress on the Great Barrier Reef.
Read also: Beef Kills The Reef
This is why just over a year ago, Aussie plant-based meat startup v2food made its first appearance! Creating a version 2 of meat. Because we don't have a version 2 of Earth.
Meat is a nutritional powerhouse... so they copied it! When you eat v2 you can rest assured you get the same hit of protein, iron, zinc, phosphorus and vitamins B12, B3 and B6 as beef mince plus a healthy dose of dietary fibre and naturally no cholesterol.
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