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The hidden cost of hamburgers (VIDEO)



       

By: Carrie Ching, Arthur Jones and Sarah Terry-Cobo

Americans love hamburgers – we each eat an average of three a week. But what are the hidden costs? It turns out that industrial beef creates about as much greenhouse gas pollution as cars, planes and other forms of transport. It also takes a heavy environmental toll on land and water worldwide. How can we reduce our impact? Learn more in this animated short from the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Learn more and see sources here:
http://cironline.org/reports/hidden-costs-hamburgers-3701

Directed and produced by Carrie Ching, Reported by Sarah Terry-Cobo and Carrie Ching, Illustrated and animated by Arthur Jones.

This animation is part of The Food for 9 Billion series, a yearlong look at the challenge of feeding the world at a time of social and environmental change.

 

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