Can Vegetarianism Save The Planet? It’s a simple question with no easy answer. Animal raising – the time, effort and resources needed to nurture them for food are far above that of vegetables. There are more things to think about than just resources though, and some vegetable products such as soy can have the opposite effect. But, in an overcrowded world where resources are sacred, we must look at what would happen if we reduced our animal intake. We hope you enjoy this infographic. if you’d like to share it, or any smaller part of it, there are embed codes and smaller segments at the bottom of this page.