How much water does it take to make one liter of milk?

Water scarcity and water pollution are increasingly critical global issues. Water scarcity is driven not only by shortages of water, but also by rendering water unusable through pollution. New Zealand is no exception to these ...

New findings about the bacteria that causes listeriosis

Listeriosis is a zoonotic disease of food origin that can cause, both in the human species and in animals, symptoms of gastroenteritis, meningitis, bacteremia and miscarriages. The pathogen that causes this infection is the ...

Toxic 'forever chemicals' found in Michigan farm's beef

Beef produced at a small Michigan farm was found to contain toxic "forever chemicals" after the cattle were fed crops grown with fertilizer made from contaminated wastewater biosolids, state officials said Friday.

How dairy farmers can adapt to climate change

Dairy farmers in the Northeast—facing a warming climate that exacerbates nutrient pollution but lengthens the growing season—can reduce the environmental impact of their operations and maximize revenues by double cropping ...

New sensor paves way to low-cost sensitive methane measurements

Researchers have developed a new sensor that could allow practical and low-cost detection of low concentrations of methane gas. Measuring methane emissions and leaks is important to a variety of industries because the gas ...

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