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    Jul. 25, 2014
    What’s the Real Cost of Your Steak?

    According to the USDA, there are 87.7 million head of cattle in the U.S. Researchers say cattle require 28 times more land and 11 times more irrigation water compared to poultry and eggs. Geophysicist Gidon Eshel rings up the environmental cost of your steak.

    "please love deeply...openly and genuinely." A. M. H.

    by indycam on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 09:18:08 AM PDT

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