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Canadian beef industry reduces environmental hoofprint

EDMONTON – Canada’s cattle industry is producing more beef with less greenhouse gas emissions, says a new study.

Researchers at the University of Manitoba and Agriculture Canada found a 15 per cent reduction in methane emissions on a production basis between 1981 and 2011, and a 16 per cent cut in nitrous dioxide from manure. 384 more words


Climate Carnivore = "Sacred Cow a Suicidal Choice: Now Eat Chicken"

“WHY BEEF IS THE NEW SUV” = 86 (Pyramid / Triangle / Citizen / Republic / Clock / Death Hoax) – CNN

  • “WOULD YOU GIVE THIS UP TO SAVE THE PLANET” = 149 (Environment / Small Sacrifices / End of the World / Delivering Karma / Do You Like Life?
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Home, Home on the ... Steppes?

A great migration is underway in the world of cattle ranching. Cowboys from the United States, Canada, and Australia are taking cattle herds numbering in the thousands to start ranches on the Eurasian steppes. 127 more words

The Plate

It's summertime....

Hope everyone has been doing well. I took a long weekend away with some friends.

Greece, as of this morning, has essentially made a deal with their creditors, allowing them to be socialists for another year. 306 more words


Sunday evening post

Not sure how most of you feel about golf, but I’ve spent my weekend watching the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay, in Washington state. It’s been exciting to watch, as there has been no player spared. 530 more words


Agricultural contaminant impacts fish reproductive behavior

Image Credit: Animal-Kid

A common growth-promoting hormone used worldwide in the cattle industry has been found to affect the sexual behaviours of fish at a very low concentration in waterways – with potentially serious ecological and evolutionary consequences. 337 more words