Photography through the eyes of a biologist

Mercado de Liniers, Buenos Aires


Every day, only in this place, up to 15'000 cattles are sold. Every evening all of them are dead.

Consuption of beef and other meat leads to a huge investment of resources. Just 1 kg of beef-meat uses up (until it lies perfumed on your plate) about 25'000 Liters of water. It uses up a huge area of land to pasture the cattle and to grow concentrated feed for them. This results in a waste deforestation of for example the Amazon.

@Think_and_sustain. Meat is not bad. But like with every drug; it's not poisonous - it is just a matter of quantity. This quantity we exceeded it for most of the things we do and consume...