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A Guide to Greenhouse Gases: Examples, Causes, Effects, and More
How do greenhouse gases work? What are their causes and effects? Most importantly, what can be done to lower emissions to avoid a climate crisis?
Sep 21, 2022
Is “Grass-fed Beef” a Better Choice than “Grain-fed Beef”?
Grass-fed beef is often advertised as a better choice than grain-fed beef. However, is it truly a favorable alternative to the animals and the planet?
Aug 18, 2022
Factory Farming’s Impact on the Ocean
Industrial animal agriculture is threatening the health of the ocean, which much of Earth's human and animal life depends on.
Aug 16, 2022
Factory Farming in Illinois: Polluted Waters and Communities
Factory farming practices in Illinois negatively impact local waterways and rural communities.
Aug 11, 2022
Agricultural Decolonization in West Africa
Farmers in Burkina Faso and Niger are reinvesting in their relationship with the land and reaping massive benefits.
Aug 11, 2022
Issues of Animal Agriculture at Point Reyes National Seashore
Tule elk, water quality, and Indigenous rights are at risk at Point Reyes National Seashore, where animal agriculture is being prioritized despite objections.
Jul 27, 2022
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
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
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
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
What Is Deforestation and What Are the Causes of Deforestation?
Deforestation is a major driver of climate change and biodiversity loss, but fortunately there are practical steps we can take to help prevent it.
Mar 15, 2022
What Is Climate Change and Is It Real? What Causes Climate Change?

You’ve most likely heard by now that we’re living in a climate emergency. While none of us can know for sure what the world will look like in 10, 20, or 50 years, we’re heading for disaster if our current emissions of greenhouse gasses go unchecked, and a large quantity of those emissions are caused by the systems we use to produce our food. …

Mar 08, 2022
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