Tag Archives: Farming

IPCC warns climate chaos will worsen, harming Australia’s economy

We’ve already been seeing climate chaos! Floods, fires, droughts. Our poor farmers are struggling. Why we need everyone to do their part to prevent climate change – Australia’s multibillion-dollar mining, farming and tourism industries all face significant threats as worsening global warming causes more dangerous and extreme weather, the world’s leading climate science body will […]

Less Antibiotic Use In Food Animals Leads To Less Drug Resistance In People, Study Shows

Good going Australia! Goes to show that how we treat our animals has a real effect on us – Australia’s policy of restricting antibiotic use in food-producing animals may be linked with lower levels of drug-resistant bacteria found in its citizens, according to an article in the May 15 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, now […]

Animal Welfare Not a Priority Under the USDA Organic Program | Animal Welfare Institute

Oh dear, which is why knowing where your animals are coming from is so important. There’s a big difference in interpretation when it comes to ‘organic’ or ‘natural’! – USDA recently announced that it is declining to act on a series of recommendations—made by its own advisory National Organic Standards Board (NOSB)—to strengthen the animal […]