Methane stays in the atmosphere for around 12 years, which can make it a tricky gas to calculate.
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U.S. feedlots house over 13 million cattle annually, maximizing growth before slaughter.
More than 21,000 factory farms raise and slaughter billions of livestock animals each year in the U.S.
Over 8 billion chickens are killed each year by the food industry.
Each year, over a trillion insects are farmed for human consumption.
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Methane is responsible for 30 percent of global warming since pre-industrial times. Emissions sources include natural gas, landfills and cattle farming.
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Dairy farming is the practice of raising animals such as cows, goats and buffalo to produce milk for human consumption.
Vaccines, medications and cosmetics are commonly tested on animals even though the process is cruel, unreliable and often inaccurate.
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Poultry farming is a popular method of food production that raises billions of animals each year for meat.
Meat consumption is contributing to the accelerating climate crisis.
Cattle farming is the leading driver of deforestation and food-related climate emissions.
Over the last few centuries, human activity has caused land use change on an unnatural scale.
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Speciesism is the idea that only humans are worthy of moral consideration.
A breakdown of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by state, sector, year and type of gas.
Oyster farming produces few greenhouse gas emissions but that doesn’t mean it’s good for the planet.
In 2015, more than 100 million metric tons of fish were produced from aquaculture operations.
Fish and other marine life are farmed in the billions, in the water-based equivalent of factory farming seen on land.
Communities around the world have raised and captured shrimp for centuries. Recent decades and growing demand have given rise to intensive shrimp farming.
70 percent of the world’s salmon comes from farmed fish operations.
Mariculture refers to the farming of fish, plants and other animals in salt water for human consumption.
Animal agriculture is responsible for 16.5 percent of all global greenhouse emissions.
The global commercial fishing industry is valued at $150 billion per year. Here’s why it’s wrecking the planet.
The vast majority of farmed animals are raised on crowded factory farms that cause climate emissions and environmental pollution.
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The amount of turkey meat consumed has increased 104 percent since 1970 — virtually all sourced from animals raised on factory farms.
So called “ag-gag” laws criminalize elements of undercover investigations like taking photographs and recording video in factory farms.
Egg production is far from the idyllic image of a mother hen sitting atop her nest. Big Ag has corrupted the process, creating cheap eggs at the expense of billions of anguished chickens.
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Over 1.5 million cattle graze on public lands to the detriment of biodiversity — wiping out native wildlife and destabilizing ecosystems.
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A growing number of vegan bodybuilders prove you can meet the body’s protein requirements without meat.
Honey is largely produced by bees living in manmade hives that are very different from their natural habitats.
Though bullfighting is often portrayed as a fair fight between man and animal, the bull experiences stress, physical pain and, ultimately, death.
Jell-O is made from gelatin, an ingredient that comes from the bones, skin and connective tissues of farmed animals.
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Despite what you may have read in a few viral Twitter threads, animal leather is not more sustainable than vegan leather.
The global animal agriculture industry rakes in billions of dollars while putting the environment and human health at risk.
A new study found chickens are playful creatures who run, jump, wrestle and play with toys.
There are many different versions of vegetarianism, and a wide range of benefits from adopting a more plant-rich diet.
The global dairy industry is responsible for rising rates of water and air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions and degraded farmland.
Is Costco’s chicken healthy? The wholesaler’s practices aren’t good for chickens or the workers who raise these birds, and there are plenty of healthy plant-based alternatives to choose instead.
Human activities like industrialized animal farming are causing the destruction of ecosystems worldwide, including as many as 1 million plant and animal species.
Turkeys can live for decades in the wild but, when raised for food, these creatures are slaughtered as young as 12 weeks old.
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