‘Timothy Robinson and his co-authors put together a series of maps showing the global distribution of various widely eaten animals. This map shows where the world’s pigs live, and makes the point that the taste for delicious pork varies widely around the world. 300 more words
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Wildlife and livestock still share the rangelands of Kitengela, on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann).
‘Wildlife populations are declining severely in many protected areas and unprotected pastoral areas of Africa, researchers from leading universities and international research institutes said. 300 more words
Have you ever had a moment that just felt so surreal? Like you floated out of your body and you just watched yourself from above? Well I had this moment nearly three weeks ago when I got my A-Level results. 245 more words
Smallholder livestock production and greenhouse gases: getting the bigger picture in assessing the estimates
In mixed smallholder systems, which integrate crop growing with livestock raising and which are ubiquitous throughout the developing world, livestock are often kept not only to produce milk or meat, but also to produce manure for fertilizing croplands, to pull ploughs and are also considered as major capital assets. 496 more words