Who can resist looking back on a year as it comes to a close? Well, I can’t!
As I think about 2010 and farm animals worldwide I am mindful of what we’ve achieved and ready to meet the opportunities a new year brings. But let’s be clear about the formidable challenge we face. Two out of three farm animals on the planet are factory farmed. That’s a shocking statistic; and behind it, lies billions of individual tragedies. But, as the world’s finite resources become ever more scarce, and people more aware, there is real hope, I believe, that we can end the patently wasteful and unimaginably cruel factory farming.
But today, let’s just take a moment to look back at just some of the highlights of the past year…