What they eat


11 January 2005, United Kingdom
Farm Animals
illustration: Chris Wormell / design: Rose Design

Buttergate: Why are Canadians complaining about hard butter? – this shows us how food chain, environment and our everyday life are connected. Palm oil, one of the causes of massive deforestation, is given to cows more, to produce more milk under the pressure of recent shortage. And it is not only in Canada that happens.

Here in the UK, cows burp is measured to find out better feed formula, to reduce source of methane. They say seaweeds might be the cure for the earth. It has started, which is a hope.