Extreme genetic selection, accelerated by artificial insemination, leads farm animals today to yield far more meat, milk, and eggs -- while eating far less -- than they ever have.
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A report by the Pew Oceans Commission contains a slew of data on the dilapidated condition of US waterways. Among the threats are disappearing marshes, invasive species of fish, and all manner of pollutants.
In January, we will have a president who understands and cares about the broader implications of our food policy. This will be an impressive first.
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