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Looking at ways to decrease agricultural greenhouse gas emissions by producing eco-friendly animal feed

Feeding livestock is very costly for the environment. To ensure our cattle, chickens, and pigs eat well – so that we, in turn, will also eat well – we cut down biodiverse forests and jungles and fill the air with pollution. In an article in Science Daily, researchers are looking for more environment-friendly options to feed domestic animals.  There are ideas like moving the production of animal feed from croplands to industrial facilities. And if you are wondering just how factories are going to raise crops to feed cows, the answer is that those industries will cultivate edible microbes that are rich in protein.  Read more...

 

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