Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, farmers and families in Bangladesh have turned to online marketplaces to buy and sell millions of animals for sacrifice during the festival of Eid al-Adha.
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Gourmey, a start-up based in Paris, received an additional $10 million in seed funding this week. The company hopes to find a market in the United States amid growing concerns about animal cruelty.
At memorial events for President Jovenel Moïse in northern Haiti, residents blamed the elite for his death, and their plight.
The tax on salt and sugar in processed and restaurant-made foods were among several measures proposed in a sweeping review into England’s food industry.
The cows don’t have to produce milk. The pigs sleep late. No animal on this former dairy farm serves a human need. Their only purpose is to live peacefully — and provoke questions about how we eat.
The referendum would have barred the use of the synthetic pesticides in farms and gardens.
Technological advances, including DNA and tooth enamel analyses, allowed researchers to form new conclusions about capital punishment under Roman rule.
For half a year, the rodents have been chewing their way around the country’s eastern grain belt, leaving economic and psychological scars.
Mr. Yuan’s development of high-yield rice hybrids in the 1970s led to steeply rising harvests in Asia and Africa and made him a national hero in China. He was credited with saving countless lives.
In the Russian republic of Kalmykia, the encroaching desert has transformed the landscape. “Nature,” one farmer said, “is forcing us to leave.”