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Cattle, Cellulose, and a Changing Climate
Methane from factory farmed animals are a major contributor to climate change, luckily we have the power to curb these emissions with our food choices.
May 26, 2022
Are Cows Smart? What Recent Research Says About Cows’ Intelligence
Often thought to be simple creatures, the latest science on animal intelligence reveals the true extent of their abilities, personalities, and relationships.
May 24, 2022
History of the Chesapeake
The Chesapeake Bay is the world’s third-largest estuary (CBF) and is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
May 19, 2022
Are Humans Supposed To Eat Meat? Why Shouldn't We Eat Meat?
Evidence of the diets of ancient humans can be found in our anatomy and our closest evolutionary cousins.
May 17, 2022
How Safe is That Burger? A Look at Inspections of the Meat Industry
The meat industry is regulated by the federal government but how it is regulated affects the food you eat.
May 12, 2022
What Is Ocean Acidification and How Does It Affect Marine Life?
Carbon emissions don't only drive climate change, they also have major effects on the health of our oceans.
May 10, 2022
Is the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act Really Humane?
Despite its name, the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act provides very little regulation around the treatment of animals on factory farms.
Apr 28, 2022
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Chicken Antibiotics: Why Are Chickens Given Antibiotics?
A variety of antibiotics are routinely given to chickens on factory farms, which can disastrous results for humans.
Apr 27, 2022
What Does Effective Altruism Lead Us to Believe About Factory Farming?
Factory farming is a prime issue for Effective Altruists because of the amount of suffering and the feasibility of reducing it.
Apr 21, 2022
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Ocean Dead Zones: What Are They and Can Dead Zones Recover?
Agriculture and industrial emissions can lead to algal blooms, which reduces the amount of dissolved oxygen in the water and kills marine animals.
Apr 19, 2022
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The Inhumane Psychological Treatment of Factory Farmed Animals
The confinement and poor living conditions of animals on factory farms not only causes physical harm, but psychological suffering as well.
Apr 14, 2022
Egg Farms: How Are Laying Hens Raised on Egg Farms?
Often thought to be free from cruelty, farming chickens for eggs causes immense suffering.
Apr 12, 2022
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