An illuminating investigative journey into the role of factory farming in the plight of the world’s iconic species.
Climate change and habitat destruction are not the only culprits behind so manyanimals facing extinction. The impact of consumer demand for cheap meat is equallydevastating and it is vital that we confront this problem if we are to stand a chance ofreducing its effect on the world around us.· We are falsely led to believe that squeezing animals into factory farms and cultivatingcrops in vast, chemical-soaked prairies is a necessary evil, an efficient means ofproviding for an ever-expanding global population while leaving land free for wildlife· Our planet’s resources are reaching breaking point: awareness is slowly building thatthe wellbeing of society depends on a thriving natural world .
From the author of the internationally acclaimed Farmageddon, Dead Zone takes us on an eye-opening investigative journey across the globe, focussing on a dozen iconic species one-by-one and looking in each case at the role that industrial farming is playing in their plight. This is a passionate wake-up call for us all, laying bare the myths that prop up factory farming before exploring what we can do to save the planet with healthy food.
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Date(s) - 18/08/2017
9:30 am - 10:00 am