70 billion farmed animals are reared annually worldwide. More than 6 million animals are killed for food every hour.
As many as 40% (63 billion pounds) of fish caught globally every year are discarded. 110 plant, animal and insect species are lost every day due to rainforest destruction.
Over 115 million animals – mice, rats, dogs, cats, rabbits, monkeys, birds, among others – are killed in laboratory experiments worldwide for chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics testing every year. Animals can be burned, shocked, poisoned, isolated, starved, addicted to drugs, and brain-damaged.