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Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

Industrial farming is one of the worst crimes in history

Animals are the main victims of history, and the treatment of domesticated animals in industrial farms… 2,054 more words


Who Really Feeds the World?

“Nature is living and she is intelligent.”

I had the privilege to listen to environmental activist and eco feminist Dr. Vandana Shiva speak at Drake University this week.

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The Stakeholders in the Bee Crisis


Most would point the fingers at the pesticide manufacturers and the industrial farmers as the main causes of the “Bee Crisis,” forcing beekeepers to adapt to stay in business, but I would also say the commercial beekeepers are partially at fault. 929 more words

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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. Jayson Lusk, who is described as “a professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University,” recently wrote an opinion piece for  875 more words

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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. 802 more words

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