The following disturbing photos have been provided by the animal rights organization Farm Sanctuary. The organization, which is based in New York, was founded in 1986 and documents the abuses of factory farms, slaughterhouses, and stockyards. They rescue animals from … Continue reading
The emergence and intensification of agriculture is the basis for human development as we know it. But our path towards a more intensive farming system has made factory farming or industrial agriculture the norm in "civilized" high-tech nations. And in … Continue reading
Photo credit: Deivis During a recent visit to Cuba, we stopped by an agricultural cooperative on the outskirts of Havana. Its farmers and cooperatives across the country are part of what’s widely acknowledged as the world’s largest organic farming experiment. … Continue reading
Photo credit: Marshall Astor – Food Pornographer Kathy Freston, a “self-help author and personal growth and spirituality counselor”, has posted an interesting article over at the Huffington Post about the consequences of eating meat. Or in this case if we … Continue reading
We all know that the meat industry is a dangerous threat to our climate and overall a questionable industry. The cattle release CO2, methane and other greenhouse gases. They also use a lot of land areas, around 25% of the … Continue reading
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