How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our epoch

The long read: This is what happens when you turn the natural world into a profit-making machine The most telling symbol of the modern era isn’t the automobile or the smartphone. It’s the chicken nugget. Chicken is already the most popular meat in the US, and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by […]

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How animal trash is helping turn China’s lakes green

Animal husbandry is contaminating Chinas water and has been linked to turning lakes bright green, a phenomenon known as eutrophication The farm, located at the end of a narrow grime route, announces its presence with a piercing stench. At first, the caretaker of the collective facility in Kunming says the farm recycles all the animal […]

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How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our epoch

The long read: This is what happens when you turn the natural world into a profit-making machine The most telling symbol of the modern era isn’t the automobile or the smartphone. It’s the chicken nugget. Chicken is already the most popular meat in the US, and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by […]

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How the chicken nugget became the true symbol of our epoch

The long read: This is what happens when you turn the natural world into a profit-making machine The most telling symbol of the modern era isn’t the automobile or the smartphone. It’s the chicken nugget. Chicken is already the most popular meat in the US, and is projected to be the planet’s favourite flesh by […]

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Rare breed: goat agriculture one of few undertakings where women earn more than humen

Analysis depicts women outearned humen in 107 occupations in 2015 -1 6 Julie Cameron owns Victoria’s largest and most successful goat dairy, Meredith Dairy, with her husband Sandy. She does not earn markedly more than him. In fact, she says, they are careful to ensure that all their 130 employees receive equal work for equal […]

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How animal trash is helping turn China’s lakes green

Animal husbandry is contaminating Chinas water and has been linked to turning lakes bright green, a phenomenon known as eutrophication The farm, located at the end of a narrow dirt path, announces its presence with a piercing stench. At first, the caretaker of the collective facility in Kunming says the farm recycles all the animal […]

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Rare breed: goat farming one of few undertakings where women earn more than humen

Analysis proves women outearned humen in 107 occupations in 2015 -1 6 Julie Cameron owns Victoria’s largest and most successful goat dairy, Meredith Dairy, with her husband Sandy. She does not earn markedly more than him. In fact, she says, they are careful to ensure that all their 130 employees receive equal work for equal […]

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The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe motion ran mainstream

Health, climate change, animal welfare… whats driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, just off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, 23-year-old Louisa Davidson is taking calls and co-ordinating cables and […]

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Black gold: can homegrown caviar catch on?

Can caviar from North Carolina stand up to the cheaper Chinese product? A local farm tries to get Americans to bite The chamber inside LaPaz Farm is so clean it almost feels like an operating room. Before we walked into the room, Sabine Mader, the manager of the farm, asks us to put on white […]

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Let them feed bugs: US startup considers future of sustainable food in creepy crawlies

Grubbly Farms is creating black soldier flies as a substitute for wild-caught fish in food for livestock and farmed seafood The experiment started inside the laundry room of an apartment in Atlanta, Georgia, where the two college student created a nursery for 700 larvae of black soldier flies they bought on Amazon for $20. Sean […]

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