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Should We Eat Meat?

Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory

By Vaclav Smil
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Should We Eat Meat?: Evolution and Consequences of Modern Carnivory by Vaclav Smil

Should We Eat Meat? (2013) helps you navigate the ethical dilemmas behind your hamburger with a broad and objective assessment of meat production and consumption. Should you stick to grass-fed beef or take up veganism to save the planet? These blinks will give you all the facts you need to make your own informed decision.

  • Meat eaters and vegetarians alike
  • People looking for objective information about meat consumption and production
  • Anyone concerned about the Earth’s future

Vaclav Smil is an interdisciplinary researcher combining the fields of energy, environmental studies, population change, food production, nutrition, public policy, technical innovation and risk assessment. He teaches at the University of Manitoba where he is a distinguished professor emeritus and was listed as one of Foreign Policy’s 2010 top 50 global thinkers.

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