Here is the news exerpt published in Times Of India – Mumbai Edition On 20th -November, 2009.
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An interesting news item on environmental protection appeared in Times Of India, Mumbai dated 20th Nov, 2009. we wish to share this enlightened approach with all cow lovers and environmentalists.
Sri Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Environment,at the launch of a report by the U.N. on Population made the following observation:
India is not basically a beef eating nation and has helped towards controlling carbon emission. If people stop eating beef and pork, it would lead to the creating of a new carbon sink. We will have to grow more plants and vegetation to make up for the loss of animal food. Millions of tonnes of Methane will also be saved as methane is emitted by flatulent cows…’
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