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Animal cruelty: is violence inherent to abattoirs?

Shocking hidden camera videos have reignited the debate on animal cruelty. We talk to a farmer, abattoir workers and a sociologist about the killing of animals for food.

Shocking hidden camera videos have reignited the debate on animal cruelty. We talk to a farmer, abattoir workers and a sociologist about the killing of animals for food.

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The European battle over the herbicide known as glyphosate

Currently in Europe, manufacturers of glyphosate have asked to have their European Internal Market licence renewed. But many are opposed to this herbicide and are attempting to block their way.

Currently in Europe, manufacturers of glyphosate have asked to have their European Internal Market licence renewed. But many are opposed to this herbicide and are attempting to block their way.

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The army of feathered farmers

A vineyard in Stellenbosch, South Africa is using an army of 1,000 Indian Runner ducks to help control snails and pests that are attacking…

A vineyard in Stellenbosch, South Africa is using an army of 1,000 Indian Runner ducks to help control snails and pests that are attacking…

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Growing for growth: Senegal bets big on agriculture

Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f

Senegal has a climate to die for when it comes to growing food, and with enough water and the right investments could become an African ricebasket. The government is doing its best to ensure Senegal f

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Takeaway: hi-tech smart farms

Watch out, chickens! Big farmer is watching you! But it is for a good cause – to increase your wellbeing. Researchers have set up cameras, sensors

Watch out, chickens! Big farmer is watching you! But it is for a good cause – to increase your wellbeing. Researchers have set up cameras, sensors

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Rome protesters march against planned EU-US free trade deal

Protesters took to the streets of Rome on Saturday to say ‘No’ to TTIP, the sweeping free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and

Protesters took to the streets of Rome on Saturday to say ‘No’ to TTIP, the sweeping free trade deal being negotiated between the European Union and

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Russians offered free land in the country's Far East

President Putin has approved a law giving Russians free land in the country’s far east. It’s one of a number of moves aimed at boosting the

President Putin has approved a law giving Russians free land in the country’s far east. It’s one of a number of moves aimed at boosting the