Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
Cowspiracy spotlights the impact that animal agriculture has on the environment. Filmmaker Kip Andersen reveals why there is global denial regarding the connection between factory farming and environmental devastation. The film takes a deep look into the effects caused by animal agriculture, including ocean dead zones, deforestation, habitat loss, and more.
An updated edition of the documentary with climate change activist Leonardo DiCaprio as executive producer was added to Netflix. There has been some debate, however, over whether the actual percentage of emissions generated through animal agriculture, depicted in the film, is accurate. Regardless, if you fully believe in the “cowspiracy”, this film is important. It sheds a bright light on the environmental impact of our consumption habits.