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Science: Seaweed cuts cow methane emissions by over 30%

One way that scientists have been trying to fight climate change is by finding ways to limit methane gas emissions in cattle — in other words, by making cows burp less. Making a totally belch-less bovine is impossible, but dietary changes can limit the gas emitted.

Seaweed and algae have long been proposed as ingredients […]

USDA examines a world without farm animals

Imagine a world where farmers didn’t raise animals. No cows in the pasture or pigs in their pens. No chickens laying eggs or sheep being sheared. What kind of effect would it have on society? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Virginia Tech set out to answer this question with a recent investigation.

The […]

7 stories you need to know this week

[ SPANISH ] With Monday comes the Monday Links—your essential breakdown of all the must-know news stories going on right now. Read on below:

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Save the environment through your refrigerator

As your mother has probably told you: eat your fruits and vegetables.

As the nutrition experts have told you: keep a divided plate, eating so many servings of not only fruits and veggies, but proteins, carbohydrates and more.

But maybe it isn’t just your health that everyone has been keeping in mind—but also the environment’s.

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