Sometime within the last century, soil erosion began to exceed new soil formation. Now, nearly a third of the world’s cropland is losing topsoil faster than new soil is forming, reducing the land’s inherent fertility.
A 13-year-old inventor in Kenya has come up with a low-cost, eco-friendly way to protect his family's livestock that could also serve as a solution to a serious problem in his country -- managing human-wildlife conflict.
In late May, a cow named Yvonne decided not to be eaten, and broke through an electric fence to escape from the farm in Bavaria where she was being fattened for slaughter. Since then, she has been on the
On Wednesday, a bull scheduled for slaughter in a halal butcher's shop in Queens, New York decided that it wasn't on board with its fate. So it broke out and didn't look back, sprinting down Liberty Avenue (how appropriate!),