Experts warn the Florida manatee is at risk of mass starvation as farm pollution continues to wipe out their primary food source.
Most human cases of swine flu are found at agricultural fairs but there are other disease hotspots to consider, like factory farms.
Dominion Energy is working with federal agencies and marine life advocates to ensure offshore wind doesn’t harm vulnerable right whales.
From government approval to cultural pushback, here’s how 2023 looks to be shaping up for the cultivated meat industry.
Workers and residents say companies have downplayed avian flu, burning and burying culled birds just outside of town.
There are ways to reduce risk to dwindling right whale populations, but only if lawmakers and industry have the will to take action.
Almost 200 nations have pledged to protect the high seas — but what does that mean for world oceans and the so-called blue food economy?
In a new study, scientists found an antibiotic resistant gene lurking in the bacteria of cattle feedlot water bowls.
Much of the farmed shrimp eaten in the U.S. is raised in India, where antibiotic use is rampant and underreported.
A new research project illuminates the connection between prisons and meat processors, and how both benefit from incarcerated labor.
Researchers call this effect “weather whiplash” but say sanctuaries and sustainable land strategies could help.
A new study finds messages that stress civic action and collective evolution resonate better with focus groups.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources has confirmed 3,500 dead fish in waterways as well as deceased hellbender salamanders, an endangered species in the state.
We’re curious about animal intelligence but we might not want to believe it.
Experts worry the pledge to slash methane encourages “unproven techno-fixes” over systemic solutions.
Wendy’s and other national brands are failing to make good on their cage-free egg commitments.
New research shows Rabobank provided global meat and dairy corporations with billions in financing.
Domestic chicken-keeping surged in popularity during lockdown. Then avian flu happened.
A growing body of evidence shows that both intensive and extensive farms are increasing the risk of the next pandemic.
Campaigners say the U.K.’s Genetic Technology Bill doesn’t do enough to protect farm animals.
Between February and August of last year, more than half of commercial chicken depopulations used ventilation shutdown.
The microsanctuary movement gives rescuers with limited resources a way to do the work.
We know there were animals during Earth’s chilliest era. The question is, what did they look like?
Touring a caviar farm gives a rare glimpse into the life of a captive sturgeon.
At COP15, world governments are at a crossroads.
A growing chorus of animal advocates and researchers argue farm animal gifts cause more harm than good.
36 new factory farms are slated to open in Ireland, pending approval from the Irish EPA.
Marketed to consumers as “sustainable,” this “climate-beneficial” wool is polluting the land and killing wildlife.
Climate change is causing more North Carolina farms to flood, killing animals and flooding the streets with their manure.
Researchers in South Africa developed artificial nests to help protect penguins from extreme heat.
A new study shows pigs socialize in similar ways to humans.
“Bees have a richer behavior and life than we would have previously thought.”
Reboot Food calls for replacing factory farms with precision fermentation.
Researchers found tourists — despite their best intentions — may make life worse for the lion cubs they visit.
More than 80 percent of flu vaccines rely on chickens confined in secret FDA facilities. But there are alternatives.
Beef production is a leading driver of climate emissions but in Brazil, a collaborative carbon sink project has returned a degraded cattle ranch to carbon-rich forest.
Links between exposures to toxic pollutants, like agricultural pesticides, and maternal health outcomes remain under-researched.
Sargassum provides habitat for hundreds of species and food for turtles. But when it chokes the coastline, it’s a sea-life killer that smothers shallow-water habitats.
Animal advocates are working with farmers and communities to get the last of the bile bears released to sanctuaries.
Exploiting wild fisheries for animal feed disturbs marine ecosystems, drives food insecurity and supplies an industry responsible for massive environmental pollution.
Finland’s Meeat Food Tech is accelerating food system change by converting existing meat facilities into plant-based protein factories.
Chris Burnam talks about developing the perfect vegan chick’n, being a conduit for food transitions and the importance of discussing Black veganism.
Animal Rebellion is pledging to block dairy deliveries until the government agrees to support rewilding and plant-based food system transition.
One way to make plant-based foods more accessible is to increase the “universal meals” served at schools, prisons and hospitals.
A UN treaty to protect international waters has been delayed for the fifth time.
Grouse hunting kills hundreds of thousands of animals each year in the U.K. and releases 260,000 tons of carbon.
“Animal caregivers tend to want to help others but not always themselves.”