OFP Discover blog
The increase in demand and the destruction of oceans, has lead to the rapid growth of the aquaculture industry.
Rapid increases in demand and the destruction of grazing lands, is leading to goats being increasingly bred in confined closed environments on factory farms.
Pigs are playful social animals. Yet today they have been turned them into mere production units, with little regard to their welfare and basic needs.
Most people consider milk to be vegetarian, but a dairy cow is amongst the worst abused animals in factory farms. She is either pregnant or lactating for most of her life.
Chickens are the most abused animals on our planet today.
Far from the idyllic, spacious pastures that are shown in advertisements, factory farms typically consist of large numbers of animals being raised in extreme confinement, with little concern paid t
Recent research has proven that not only do fish feel pain, but they also have intelligence, long-term memories, the ability to use tools and form sophisticated social structures.
Goats are inquisitive, intelligent and social animals used to roaming the countryside in close-knit family structures.
Like dogs, pigs are friendly, loyal and intelligent animals. Living socially in packs upto 30, they enjoy roaming, grooming and sleeping in groups.
Cows are intelligent and social animals, who in natural surroundings form well-defined hierarchy based social groups of 100's of other animals.
Chicken are inquisitive, social and intelligent animals.
Animals feel love, fear and pain, similar to any person.
The massive environmental degradation by the meat & dairy industries is often difficult to comprehend.
Meat & dairy products have a much larger environmental foodprint than a vegan diet.
India has amongst the largest populations & density of people and livestock in the world.
80% of global fish stock are fully depleted or overexploited, and studies indicate that global fish stocks could be exhausted by 2048.
Hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
Not only does the livestock industry account for the usage of 80% of global agricultural land, it is also the largest contributor to global deforestation, land degradation and loss of biodiversity.
1 out of 7 people globally, have inadequate access to water today. Food accounts for 92% of our daily water consumption.
The livestock industry is the single largest sectoral source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.