28 Nov '14, 8pm

Stunning Aerial Photos Show How Factory Farms Ravage the Earth via @ecowatch

Stunning Aerial Photos Show How Factory Farms Ravage the Earth via @ecowatch

These feedlots confine thousands of animals in small spaces before they are slaughtered, leading to a litany of abuses: the confinement inflicted on the animals, the use of preventive antibiotics to control the spread of diseases in such close quarters, poor working conditions and worker abuse, destruction of rural communities, small towns and family farms, overconsumption of resources, legendary “manure lagoons” stinking up the countryside holding animal waste unsuitable for fertilizer because of the way they are raised and fed, and climate change -inducing greenhouse gases they produce.

Full article: http://ecowatch.com/2014/11/28/factory-farms-photos-mishk...

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