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Meat production is destroying the environment, and billions of animals are dying. A new study found that cattle ranching is destroying the planet too. The study examined the Point Reyes National Seashore and confirmed that water pollution is occurring in the protected area due to ranchers. One-third of the National Park Service’s land at Point Reyes is leased to ranchers, which makes up around 28,000 total acres. An average of 5,000 cattle graze this land. All of this ranching would not be happening without the meat and dairy industry.

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Grazing has been proven to harm ecosystems, endanger native species, cause desertification, and pollute water. Many parks around the country have cut back on cattle grazing because of this, but they have not at Point Reyes. Private ranching on this land is government subsidized, which means that the government is willingly and knowingly polluting our water.

Sign this petition to tell the U.S. Forest Service and U.S. Bureau of Land Management to immediately suspend all cattle ranching on public lands and in national parks!

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