Mexican Activists Pushing for Factory Farm Regulations

Last night I spent two hours talking to a group of mostly female Mexican environmentalists and animal advocates. They’re all members of Associaciones Protectoras de Animales de Mexico (APASDEM). In one of the member’s apartments-located conveniently above an organic market-we talked about the state of farming and livestock for food production in Mexico.

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Hunger is Not Just About Food, According to Two UN Voices

This past week, two thoughtful voices from the United Nations suggested a new direction for global efforts to eliminate hunger. While both offered their own specific policy advice–advocating the need to eliminate subsidies in wealthy nations and invest in agricultural research internationally–they shared the opinion that producing more crops must go hand in hand with … Continue Reading ››

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