The Poop problem: Pollution caused by animal wastes in the United States

(Also in response to Daily Prompt’s one word prompt-percolate…”the water mixed with wastes percolates into the ground and pollutes the groundwater”) Growing animals for consumption is a huge task that requires great environmental investment. This “investment” causes a multitude of environmental problems like deforestation, overgrazing, and soil erosion, among others (see Land degradation: Role of Overgrazing for […]

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