Biodiversity, which is critical to robust ecosystems and human life, is threatened by the pollution and genetic erosion caused by industrial agriculture.
Industrial livestock operations generate a tremendous amount of air pollution - yet these facilities remain largely exempt from meaningful air quality regulation.
Industrial agriculture is among the leading sources of water pollution in the United States today.
Though healthy soil is invaluable, industrial agricultural practices degrade this natural resource by causing erosion, nutrient depletion, and soil contamination.
Learn about energy use in agriculture, and the impact of food production on climate change.