Running head: AGRICULTURE 1 Research proposal for Agriculture Virginia Riggs Cal Poly Pomona
AGRICULTURE 2 Research proposal for Agriculture 1) A working thesis statement - “In recent years, a growing trend toward vegetarianism and veganism has arisen among young people due to their increasing awareness of health, the environment, and compassion of animals” (Marcus, 2007). Eating meat negatively affects your personal health, destroys the environment, and is cruel to the well being of animals. It increases the chance of heart disease, high cholesterol that leads to heart attacks, and can cause cancerous tumors from inflammation from consuming red meat. Forests are cut down for factory farm sheds and the animals’ waste highly pollutes our streams and rivers. Animals are raised in tightly packed sheds or cages not allowing them to move around or live comfortably. Animals are also fed high doses of antibiotics to help them grow and live through unsanitary conditions.
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