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There are a number of benefits to the environment from being vegetarian, follow the link to read the details on the Vegetarian Society website. https://www.vegsoc.org/environment

National vegetarian week is technically in May, but I thought I’d give it a go this week. Have a look at these horrible consequences of eating fish:

An estimated 3,500 seals are killed in Scotland alone each year as they are considered a threat to farmed salmon.

Long-line fishing practices kill approximately 300,000 albatrosses and other sea birds each year.

So maybe I’ll have saved a cow or a chicken this week by not eating them, but the indirect consequences of meat-eating are far greater and maybe I’ll have an impact on that.