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Zoos and aquariums shift to a new standard of ‘animal welfare’...

Michael J. Renner, Drake University In 1980 I visited the zoo in a major U.S. city and found row after row of bare concrete...

Food is poised to get a lot more expensive, but it...

Evan Fraser, University of Guelph and Lenore Newman, University of The Fraser Valley As we emerge from the pandemic,...

How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872...

Ernest Freeberg, University of Tennessee In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a...

Python skin jackets and elephant leather boots: How wealthy Western nations...

Maria Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Boston and Candace Famiglietti, University of Massachusetts Boston Three-quarters of new and emerging infectious diseases in humans originate in wildlife....

Better rat control in cities starts by changing human behavior

Michael H. Parsons, Fordham University and Jason Munshi-South, Fordham University For centuries, rats have thrived in cities because of human behavior. In response, humans have...

‘Organic’ label doesn’t guarantee that holiday ham was a happy pig

Michael Haedicke, Drake University This holiday season, Americans will buy some 20 million turkeys and 300 million pounds of ham. Some of these turkeys and hams...

Is it ethical to keep pets and other animals? It depends...

David Favre, Michigan State University New York City’s comprehensive new code for animal welfare restricts when horse-drawn carriages can operate and bans the sale of...

Government restrictions on labeling products as ‘meat’ aren’t likely to help...

Trey Malone, Michigan State University and Brandon McFadden, University of Delaware Substitutes for traditional meat products have captured the attention of investors, the media and...

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