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Is There an End in Sight for Gestation Crates?

Mercy For Animals/Flickr Tyson and Blue Apron are still using gestation crates, despite the major…

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Smart Trash Cans, Smarter Raccoons

First, Toronto residents were afraid raccoon-proofing trash cans would starve out the raccoons. True, only…

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Big Ag Is Leaving Sulphur Springs Valley Residents Without Water to Drink

Big Ag is the largest groundwater user in Sulphur Springs Valley, AZ—and it’s not slowing…

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Organic Plant-Based Burgers Coming to Amazon Fresh

After selling over 1 million burgers in less than 60 days, Don Lee Farms’ Organic…

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Hog Country Is Flooding

Animal Day/Flickr Four thousand clay lagoons full of manure runoff from North Carolina’s hog industry…

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How Much of the Planet Do Animals Need to Survive

One-third of the oceans and land need to be protected by 2030 to avoid an…

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Animal Agriculture Should Be Part of Climate Talks

Animal agriculture isn’t one of the main challenge areas for the Global Climate Action Summit…

Despite Lack of Animal Ag on Agenda, Climate Summit Talks Plant-Based

The climate science community, for over a decade now one of the most vocal defenders of factual scientific information, will not be able to leave animal agriculture off its agenda for much longer.

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Smithfield to Shut Down World’s Largest Hog Plant

Smithfield Foods/YouTube Apparently, $400 million dollars is enough to get Smithfield to shut down their…

What Is Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill?

In 1967 Congress appropriated $78 million in public funds to the Tennessee Valley Authority to…

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Wait… Bees Can Count?

For centuries, animals’ capacity for human-like behavior went unnoticed. But animals are smarter than we…

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More Than Half of Chefs Add Vegan Options to Menus

51% of chefs added vegan options to their menus in 2018, and it’s paying off!…

The Challenges and Promise of Clean Meat

The Good Food Conference in Berkeley, organized by the industry powerhouse Good Food Institute, gathered hundreds of entrepreneurs, scientists, investors, media and other industry people into the packed two-day event.

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The Food Waste Economy

Maen Mahfoud grew up in Syria, wanting to be a doctor. He began medical school…

Puffins Don’t Have Enough Food to Eat

If seawater temperatures in Iceland increase by just one degree, which it has since the…

In North Carolina, Not All Milk Is Created Equal

North Carolina became the first state to pass legislation that would prohibit the use of…

What the Most Polluted Places on Earth Look Like

Here’s what the most polluted places on Earth look like. About 12,000 years ago, the…

Insecticides Linked to Developmental Delays

Insecticides are linked to developmental delays in toddlers. Oh, and Parkinson’s disease and lowered fertility…

Big Meat Is Pro Clean Meat

The largest meat lobby in America sees a future for clean meat. The North American…

When America’s Biggest Meat Company Came to Tonganoxie, Kansas

Residents were shocked at the proposal, not to mention the $500 million in tax-free loans the county had promised Tyson.

Livestock Farming Takes Up 41% of U.S. Land

Livestock farming takes up 41% of all U.S. land. See for yourself in this Bloomberg…

Is Grass-Fed Cattle a Sustainable Farming Practice?

With a growing public demand, two Harvard researchers attempt to answer that question. Over the…

McDonalds Celebrates 50 Years of Big Mac: Estimated 11 Million Animals Have Been Slaughtered for the Sandwich

The Big Mac was first launched 50 years ago. Over the decades, the sandwich has…

The Impossible Burger Is Possible, Says FDA

The FDA has no questions that the Impossible Burger is safe to eat. The meatless…

Cruelty-Free, Anyone?

China used to require cosmetics to be tested on animals, which effectively banned cruelty-free brands like The…

U.S. Latinos Embracing Vegan-Mexican Cuisine

Vox: There are 311 threatened species protected under the Endangered Species Act. The Trump Administration wants to narrow the definition of “threatened” to a case-by-case basis and bar the sage grouse and burying beetle from the endangered species list for 10 years.

NPR: Latinos are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than whites. Their families (and family restaurants) are rallying around them and going vegan.

Who Is The World’s Biggest Polluter?

The world’s top 20 meat and dairy companies emit more greenhouse gases than Germany.

WeWork Bans Meat

WeWork’s meat ban could save 15,507,103 animals and 445 million pounds of CO2 emissions and…

Exposing Beagle Farming in the U.S.

Dogs kept in brutal conditions, right here in the United States? Sadly, it is more common than you’d think. The Intercept covers a major rescue operation exposing one dog farming operation.

How to Spot A Happy Horse

How to spot a happy horse: Look for pointed ears and listen for snorts, apparently.…

Elon Musk Is Tapping Monkey Brains, and He’s Not Alone

And he isn’t the only one tapping a connection between animals and our keyboards. The digital animal research field is so big that even space agencies are signing onto the project.

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Sheep Remember Your Face. How Smart Are They?

The process of remembering and forgetting in humans works the same way. It’s face specific.