Animals

Australian Farmers Struggle Through a Plague of Mice

Australia is dealing with not one but two actual plagues, which are destroying the farm... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 30, 2021
Does Being Inside Make Cows Depressed?

Relatively little attention is paid to the psychological needs of livestock. A new study led... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 22, 2021
Which Are Better Problem Solvers: Sheep or Goats?

Sheep and goats are closely related, both having been domesticated and used by humans for... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 19, 2021
Seaweed May Be the Answer to the Burping Cow Problem

Cow burps are a serious problem—and cows belch a lot. Farmed livestock are responsible for... (more)

Shelby Vittek
March 18, 2021
Study: Some Wild Pigs May Actually Help Biodiversity

Feral hogs are considered a major environmental hazard wherever they’re found—which is pretty much everywhere.... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 16, 2021
Why Are Banned ‘Bee-Killer’ Neonicotinoids Still Being Used in Europe?

Over the past decade, the European Union has been tightening its regulatory grip on neonicotinoid... (more)

Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn
March 15, 2021
Let’s Talk About Cattle Mutilations

Normally, the unexpected death of adult cattle is a financial burden, and maybe an emotional... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 10, 2021
USDA Inspector General Probes COVID-19 Protection of Meat Inspectors

The meat-processing industry, as is well known by just about everyone at this point, was... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
March 9, 2021
Chicken Yoga Is Happening in Florida

Only in Florida.  A fitness center in the sunshine state has put its own twist... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
March 4, 2021