Monday links

What’s the latest in the fields of agriculture, food safety, animal science and toxicology? Check it out here.

Animal Science:

Getting a better handle on methane emissions from livestock — American Chemical Society Livestock contribute a hefty portion to the average person’s diet, but at a cost to the environment: a lot of methane, a […]

Researchers search for ways to limit belching bovines

Around the world, livestock emit about 14.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year — most of that coming from belching and farting cows. So in an effort to slow down the effects of climate change tied to these greenhouse gases like methane, scientists have been manipulating the things cows eat in an effort to […]

India’s answer to climate change: Cows that belch less

India is home to more than 280 million cows and 200 million more ruminant animals like sheep, goats, yaks and buffalo. According to analysis of satellite data, all those digestive tracts send about 13 million tons of methane into the atmosphere every year — one of the most prevalent greenhouse gases linked to climate change.

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Fighting emissions from cows burp by burp

Limiting greenhouse gases to protect the environment has been an ongoing battle, but new science is finding a way to reduce the gases coming from one unusual source—cow burps.

According to a recent article, cow belching expels an impressive volume of greenhouse gases including methane and carbon dioxide and when you add it up, their […]

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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