The Most Overlooked Environmental Crisis of 2017

By Emily Atkin / New Republic December 13, 2017 Apocalyptic weather dominated the headlines, but meat production also caused severe destruction in 2017. Off the coast of Louisiana, in an 8,000-square-mile swath of ocean, the marine life is suffocating to death. Nutrient pollution, flowing from the Mississippi River into the Gulf of Mexico, is birthing huge [...]

2018-04-12T14:13:28+00:00December 13th, 2017|News|Comments Off on The Most Overlooked Environmental Crisis of 2017

How are chickens and pigs altering the Gulf of Mexico? Sustainability group asks Tyson CEO to help protect Gulf

By Steve Hardy / The Advocate November 30, 2017 Shrimpers and environmentalists gathered on the banks of the Mississippi River here Thursday to call on livestock farmers to help protect the Gulf of Mexico. Sustainability group Mighty Earth sent an open letter to the CEO of Tyson Foods, urging him to take steps to prevent [...]

2017-12-05T13:38:43+00:00December 5th, 2017|News|Comments Off on How are chickens and pigs altering the Gulf of Mexico? Sustainability group asks Tyson CEO to help protect Gulf