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UPDATED: Bird flu detected in UK, Netherlands – experts respond

John Kerr posted in on November 18th, 2014.

The discovery of avian flu-infected birds in UK and Dutch poultry farms has authorities scrambling to contain the disease. This week, separate detections of avian influenza in Yorkshire, UK and Hekendorp in the Netherlands have lead to large culls of all poultry within set protection zones around the farms affected. The strain detected in the Netherlands, […]

The environmental footprint of meat – 3 News

John Kerr posted in on July 23rd, 2014.

3 News reporter Adrien Taylor looks in the environmental costs of meat in New Zealand following a widely reported US study in PNAS. An extract (read in full and watch the news clip here): A new study into the environmental impact of meat production has singled out beef as the worst offender. The study says […]

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