Keep showering, California.
Just lay off the burgers & nuts.

How changing what we eat is key to managing California’s megadrought.

California’s real water hog?

But first, just how bad is the drought?

This is an acre foot. It’s not to scale.

One almond = one gallon of water

Source: National Drought Mitigation Center

One lb of beef = 2500 gallons of water

Ten hamburgers = One year of showers

Numbers vacillate depending upon growing methods, and each has a different protein efficiency and bio-availability. These are the most commonly accepted numbers I found on my intertube travails.

80% of the world already eats insects.

There’s a lot at stake.

Wherein it is suggested that almond farmers start growing crickets

Still curious?

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