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CAFOs: Just about the worst thing on Earth.

Regarding farming, the average American is probably familiar with issues related to pesticides, GMOs, antibiotics, fair-trade, or organic certification. However whenever I bring up CAFOs, most people have no idea what I’m talking about, which is disconcerting because CAFOs are some of the nastiest things on Earth. 1,164 more words


Is Industrial Farming Actually Good for the Environment?

A Brief Introduction

Industrial farming has been identified as one of the major causes for the Bee Crisis. Recently, an opinion piece entitled, “Why Industrial Farms Are Good for the Environment… 882 more words


An Alternative to the Farmers' Market

Many people today have become aware of the many harmful effects of industrial agriculture: less nutritional foods, contaminated soil and water, foods that contain pesticide and herbicide residues in the case of fruits and vegetables, and growth hormones and the harmful effects of the excessive use of antibiotics in the case of meat. 3,179 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

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


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!

Written by Krish Mohan… 19 more words

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