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The Bee Crisis: An Introduction

An Introduction to the Conundrum

Industrial farming and the aggressive use of pesticides are harming bees, one of the world’s most crucial pollinators. Dubbed the “Bee Crisis” by mainstream media, the problems bee populations (both wild and commercial) face are multi-faceted in nature. 808 more words

Bees

Fork Full of Noodles with Krish Mohan-119-The Ethics of Meat

The age old question of whether we should be eating meat. The ethics debate comes from farming, industrial farming, the killing floor and more!

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Cultural Commentary

Brexit is chance to halt 'shameful' live animal exports, say protesters

Twenty years ago this week, nearly 70,000 sheep perished when a ship carrying them caught fire in the Indian Ocean, in the world’s worst live exports disaster.

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Animal Welfare

Egg Marking: Choose Your Eggs Wisely

I have to admit that when it comes to animal source foods (ASF) I usually buy the cheapest. But is it right? It is hard to notice a difference between all the eggs you can find in a supermarket, but only until you find out where to look. 647 more words

Animal Source Foods

Tyson Foods Averages One Human Amputee Per Month

Tyson Foods, America’s largest meat producer, processes 35 million chickens, 400,000 pigs, and 128,000 cows every week. On average, one employee a month is injured by equipment and loses a finger or limb.

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Animal Welfare

HARMFUL FARMING & CLIMATE

Methods of farming can either benefit the planet or harm the planet. The types that benefit the planet, also benefit our health. The types that harm the planet harm us as well. 553 more words

Wecology

Condemning #YulinDogMeatFestival is easy. Facing our own animal cruelty is harder.

The annual summer festival in Yulin has been widely criticized, mostly by Westerners who aren’t used to thinking of dogs as food. Images and footage of filthy dogs crowded into cages and being brutally slaughtered zoom around the Internet, leaving a wake of outrage and condemnation.

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Animal Welfare