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Oatly just got a $2 billion valuation and $200 million investment from Blackstone, Oprah, and others. Here’s why oat milk is the one plant-based milk to rule them all.

Swedish oat milk company Oatly just received a $US2 billion valuation and an investment from Blackstone Group and investors including Oprah Winfrey, Natalie Portman, and Howard Schultz. Recent events prove that the rise of oat milk is unstoppable, and that other milks should be prepared to take a back seat. […]
Oatly just got a $2 billion valuation and $200 million investment from Blackstone, Oprah, and others. Here’s why oat milk is the one plant-based milk to rule them all.
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The 2012 Drought Could Become Second Most Expensive Natural Disaster In History

[credit provider=”Scott Olson/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/cow-feeds-in-a-drought-damaged-pasture-as-temperatures-news-photo/148483144″] We spent most of last summer documenting the incredible drought ravaging America’s heartland.It was too soon to know just how bad it was going to be, since the harvest would come a few months later.
The 2012 Drought Could Become Second Most Expensive Natural Disaster In History
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A Record Amount Of Livestock Was Slaughtered Last Month

[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/hdrchicago/2063987343/”] Record amounts of red meat and pork were produced in August, according to new USDA data.Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.39 billion pounds in August, up 2 per cent from the 4.30 billion pounds produced in August 2011.
A Record Amount Of Livestock Was Slaughtered Last Month
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COWPOCALYPSE: Prepare For The Largest-Ever Drop In Livestock Herds

[credit provider=”O’hAodha on www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ohaodha/4006003747/”] Morgan Stanley’s Hussein Allidina is out with his latest agricultural commodities update.The news: We are in for a big burn on prices, as record heat and drought roasts corn and soybean crops into oblivion.
COWPOCALYPSE: Prepare For The Largest-Ever Drop In Livestock Herds
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Russian Farm Culls Over 30,000 Pigs After African Swine Fever Outbreak

[credit provider=”Flickr/The Pug Father” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/fleur-design/428341583/”] A Russian farm was forced to kill all of its 30,736 pigs after an outbreak of African Swine Fever, reports Bloomberg. Russian authorities initially ordered half of the pigs at the Plemzavod Industrialny in the Krasnodar region to be killed. However, after veterinarians examined pigs that had […]
Russian Farm Culls Over 30,000 Pigs After African Swine Fever Outbreak
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How Much Meat Can A Person Eat Without Destroying The World?

[credit provider=”lunchtimemama via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lunchtimemama/100258876/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The world loves its meat. Unfortunately, our insane appetite for the fleshy food product is also destroying the planet. Among the wide-ranging environmental impacts associated with conventional livestock production include global warming, land degradation, and air and water pollution. 
How Much Meat Can A Person Eat Without Destroying The World?