Consumas

“Humanity’s global median trophic level was 2.21 in 2009, which puts us on a par with other omnivores, such as pigs and anchovies, in the global food web. … closer to herbivore than carnivore. … An increase in fat and meat consumption has moved us further up the food web … If we all increase our trophic level, we’ll start to have a bigger impact on ecosystems” (http://www.nature.com/news/humans-are-becoming-more-carnivorous-1.14282)

We may have to rethink pizza toppings.

4 responses to “Consumas

    • Thank you – I was concerned that developing parts of the world are increasing their meat intake and cancelling out the efforts of more developed parts of the world to diversify their diet away from meat. How do we see what’s ‘natural’ for our species and what’s societal pressure?

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