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Old 05-14-2001, 05:00 PM
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http://www.nrdc.org/wildlife/fish/default.asp

Pollution from Giant Livestock Farms Kills Millions of Fish:
http://www.nrdc.org/water/pollution/nspills.asp

Pollution from Livestock Farms:
http://www.nrdc.org/water/pollution/ffarms.asp

"in the United States, these "factory farms" generate more than 130 times the amount of waste that people do"
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Old 05-16-2001, 07:58 AM
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Those stats are staggering! Agricultural farms have been known to cause massive damage to habitat as well through chemical use, conversion of habitat, diversion of water, etc.

In addition to the effects of land-based food production, the direct impact on fish as a food source is devastating as well...

http://www.nrdc.org/wildlife/fish/gwhichfi.asp
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