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Historic Meat and Paper Consumption infographic

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SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Agriculture, Ecological Footprints, Forests, Needs/Wants, Personal Consumption

Infographics show the change in meat and paper/paperboard consumption per person from 1960 to 2016. Additional infographics show the fourfold increase in total meat consumption since 1960 and fivefold increase in total paper/paperboard consumption since 1960.

Data is from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Infographic on historic consumption levels of meat and paper products. Graphs show per capita and total consumption

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