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The impact of coronavirus on the meat industry

On a global scale, humans consume around 350 million tons of meat a year. If you think that’s a lot, it’s because the demand for meat is constantly on the rise: production has quadrupled since the mid-1960s, largely due to demand in China (half of the world’s pork is eaten...
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Posted Jul. 18, 2020

What is happening in Yemen?

As the world wrestles with a global pandemic, it’s very easy for other news items, to bypass our attention completely. For example, as of May, the country of Hungary is no longer a democracy and Hong Kong is still struggling to maintain political autonomy from China. However, one ongoing conflict...
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Posted Jul. 15, 2020

Pride Month: It’s time to celebrate LGBTQ sporting success

“You can’t win a championship without gays on your team – it’s never been done before, ever. That’s science, right there!” Megan Rapinoe gleefully told reporters, after the USA had beaten France in the quarter-final of the 2019 Women’s World Cup. Rapinoe, who captains the United States national team, is...
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Posted Jun. 23, 2020