Humanity will be remembered for . . . its chickens

Humanity will be remembered for . . . its chickens

The domesticated chicken is now so widespread across the planet, that a new study published in Royal Society Open Science finds it could be seen as a defining feature of the Anthropocene–the proposed epoch that marks the unique and measurable changes that...
We have an epic waste problem—in need of a global solution

We have an epic waste problem—in need of a global solution

Growing numbers of livestock on our planet produce so much fecal matter that by 2030, farm animal waste will outstrip the amount that humans produce by six-fold. These are the findings of a new study, which examines some unexpected impacts of our appetite for dairy...

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