Length: (2 mins.) ... Date: (Aug 2018) ... Source: https://youtu.be/Gklz0vaBSDA

Forget the $16.6 billion a year that dairy exports earn; environmentalists say the costs to natural systems are not properly taken into account when the sums are done.
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The true cost of dairy upon our environment

Known for its dairy products, NZ is home to Fonterra, one of the biggest dairy companies in the world.
This video introduces a special investigation (Aug'18), examining how the price of milk is set and exploring the industry behind this 'liquid' asset. In particular, examining the environmental costs of the dairying industry in New Zealand.

Every year each dairy cow generates about 3 tonnes of CO2 equivalent - (as methane gas).

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