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The Problem with Palm Oil: Sustainability

This is Part II of an article I wrote about palm oil in December 2015: Palm Oil: Heart of Darkness — Doc Antle

A World on Fire…

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On veganism

Veganism became a mainstream dietary choice, and for many, a lifestyle philosophy, in the last decade. Let me say this now: there’s nothing wrong with being vegan. 307 more words

Animal Husbandry

Is Sonny Perdue’s Nomination as Secretary of Agriculture a Good Choice for farm Animals and the Environment?

By Erin Thompson

Because Donald Trump appears to select the members of his cabinet by determining who would best represent the opposite for which the position stands, SNL performed a skit starring Bryan Cranston in his notorious role as Walter White chosen as the Head of the DEA.  554 more words

Humane Politics

Industrial Farming Threatens Food Security in the US

It is indisputable that we are negatively affecting our air, soil and water in a way that is drastically impacting the earth itself.

Story at-a-glance –

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Square Foot Gardening / Trump

You could be thinking that nothing might be more distant from Donald Trump’s mind than Organic Farming.  He might be the king of fast food right now as in Kentucky Fried Chicken. 217 more words

Sq Foot Gardening

An Argument for Wildlife-friendly Farming Strategies (Part 1)

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Although some crops do not require the help of pollinators, industrial farmers should adopt wildlife-friendly strategies to help counter the “Bee Crisis.” 819 more words