PLANT BASED TREATY
There is a climate, ocean and biodiversity crisis. Fossil fuels and animal agriculture are the driving force behind runaway global warming as well as extensive biodiversity loss, large-scale deforestation, species extinction, water depletion, soil degradation and ocean dead zones.
As a companion to the UNFCCC/Paris Agreement, the Plant Based Treaty is a landmark international treaty and the first of its kind to put food systems at the heart of combating the climate crisis. The Treaty aims to halt the widespread degradation of critical ecosystems caused by animal agriculture, to promote a shift to more healthy, sustainable plant-based diets and to actively reverse the damage done to planetary functions, ecosystem services and biodiversity.
Personal and planetary health are inextricably linked and the food we eat is a common denominator. A healthy plant-based diet is associated with a myriad of health benefits whilst also reducing our impact on the planet. The Lentil Intervention is proud to endorse the Plant Based Treaty as a journey toward hope and action for a more resilient community.