July 20, 2020

Burger King’s “breathe the farts of change” Campaign Doesn’t Pass the Sniff Test

Does lemongrass solve the cattle methane problem? Dr. Frank Mitloehner, UC-Davis professor and extension specialist, is known for challenging the FAO’s numbers on cattle and climate change and getting them to change. Here he tells us what’s up with Burger King’s newest ad campaign.

February 3, 2020

Can We Eat Our Way Out of Climate Change?

Does what we eat matter when it comes to climate impacts? Are the vegans right? If we change our diet will we avoid climate change? That’s the question that Dr. Frank Mitloehner addresses in this short video. Mitloehner, a professor and air quality expert in the Animal Science Department at University of California-Davis, puts into […]

December 9, 2019

Seaweed Can Reduce Methane From Cows, But….

By now, you’ve probably heard the news that supplementing cattle with seaweed could reduce methane belched by livestock. In fact, researchers in Australia and the U.S. have found that feeding as little as .5% “Asparagopsis taxiformis, a red seaweed that grows in the tropics, can decrease methane emissions by 80 percent or more. But there […]

November 18, 2019

Grasslands May Adjust More Quickly to Warmer Winters

From the University of New Hampshire College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, here’s some insight into what happens to carbon uptake by grasslands and forests as our climate continues to warm. As climate changes, Northeast winters are warming more rapidly than other times of the year. While this may mean favorable growing conditions start earlier […]

September 9, 2019

We Know Honey Bees Are Dying, But Where Are They Doing Well?

Noah Wilson-Rich starts his June 2018 Ted Talk with some startling statistics: in 2017 we lost 40% of our beehives in the United States, and in places with harsher climates that number was even higher. For example, in Massachusetts we lost 47% of our beehives. “Can you imagine if we lost half or our people […]

February 7, 2018

6th Native Prairie Restoration/Reclamation Workshop

February 7-8, 2018 Plenary Sessions, Break-out Sessions, Case Studies, Trade Show, Poster Session and More! Topics include: Species at Risk, Climate Change, Range Health, Grazing, Restoration/Reclamation, Wetland Restoration, Soil Remediation, and partnerships! At the Saskatoon Inn, in Saskatoon, SK More information: 306-352-0472, pcap@sasktel.net or www.pcap-sk.org

September 1, 2014

Eat more meat and save the world

Allan Savory tells us that increasing livestock numbers can reduce desertification and reverse climate change – but where is the scientific evidence? In this article, the author describes what he found when he asked this question. We found it very interesting, and thought you would too. It’s sure to bring up some lively and worthwhile discussion, particularly around the idea of Holistic Management, its definition and how it is implemented.

July 7, 2014

Low Impact Milk

Cashew shells and oregano to reduce the carbon footprint of milk? Really?

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