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<br /> SICK OF<br /> TOO MANY<br /> COWS<br /> How intensive livestock farming<br /> could be endangering our health <br /> “A change in perception<br /> to view the environment<br /> as an essential element<br /> of health protection, while<br /> adequately preserving it,<br /> would greatly benefit<br /> people’s health.<br /> The World Health Organization (2016)<br /> Main Points .................................................................. 3<br /> Foreword...................................................................... 4<br /> Executive Summary ..................................................... 5<br /> Introduction ................................................................. 6<br /> Industrial Agriculture & Water Contamination .............. 7<br /> Farm Animals & Pathogens ........................................ 10<br /> The Nitrate Time-Bomb ............................................. 14<br /> Conclusion & <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=1"> SICK OF TOO MANY COWS How intensive livestock fa</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=2"> “A change in perception to view the environm</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=3"> MAIN POINTS © Greenpeace / Dmitry Sharomov Ag</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=4"> FOREWORD © Greenpeace I will never forget tha</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=5"> EXECUTIVE SUMMARY New research has heightened con</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=6"> INTRODUCTION Environmental protection is increasi</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=7"> INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE & WATER CONTAMINATION Glob</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=8"> HOW DO CONTAMINANTS MAKE THEIR WAY INTO THE WATER</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=9"> </a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=10"> FARM ANIMALS & PATHOGENS 10 Diseases that are</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=11"> © Greenpeace / John Cowpland WHY ARE WE GETTIN</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=12"> THE IMPACT OF DAIRY As dairy farming has intensifi</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=13"> Researchers have also found that higher cattle st</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=14"> THE NITRATE TIME-BOMB New Zealanders have be</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=15"> NITRATE IS INCREASING IN OUR DRINKING WATER While</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=16"> ONLY THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG Many shallow bores in</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=17"> ECOLOGICAL FARMING © Greenpeace Ecologic</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=18"> CONCLUSION & RECOMMENDATIONS There is enough ev</a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=19"> REFERENCES 1. Corvalan C, Hales S, McMichael AJ </a> <a title="GP Health Impacts Report web spreads page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/554c41a2?page=20"> © Geoff Leeming</a>