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The US Is Not Reducing Agricultural Use of Antibiotics Fast Enough

The unnecessary use of antibiotics is a huge problem in American agriculture.

Dan Nosowitz
December 17, 2021
Germany Becomes First Country to Ban Mass Culling of Male Chicks

It’s a big step forward for animal welfare in the egg industry.

Dan Nosowitz
December 9, 2021
Dutch Airport Attempts to Keep Birds Away With Foraging Pigs

Nearby farmland has attracted birds, which can be disastrous for planes. A pilot pig program... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 8, 2021
Bees Exposed to Pesticide Could Take Multiple Generations to Recover

A new study shows that blue orchard bees’ exposure to some pesticides is additive, getting... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
December 7, 2021
Consider the Lobster’s Feelings

A new study, commissioned by the UK government, found that crustaceans and cephalopods are sentient... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
November 24, 2021
Some Norwegian Goats Are Contained Using Invisible Fences

The ‘CyborGoats’ wear a GPS unit around their neck that helps keep them from crossing... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 19, 2021
Swallowable Sensors Give an Inside Look at How Cows Are Doing

The smart capsule remains in the first of the cow’s four stomachs, gathering data about... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
November 10, 2021
Northeast Organic Dairy Farmers May Get Squeezed Out of Business

The affected farms are taking a major hit after Danone, which owns Horizon Organic, terminated... (more)

Catie Joyce-Bulay
November 8, 2021
Bill Seeks to Standardize and Promote Offshore Aquaculture

Yet it remains unclear whether or not offshore aquaculture is bad for the environment.

Dan Nosowitz
November 4, 2021