Daily Archives: 2013/02/20

100 communist rebels attack vast pineapple plantation in the southern Philippines

MANILA, Philippines — More than 100 communist guerrillas stormed one of the world’s largest pineapple plantations in the southern Philippines, killing a guard and torching farm equipment in their biggest attack this year, officials said Wednesday. At least two other guards and a villager were shot and wounded by the New People’s Army guerrillas, who […]

Scientists to First World: Cut Back Meat Consumption

From The Guardian (UK): Halve meat consumption, scientists urge rich world UN study says horsemeat scandal exposed dark side of cheap meat and shows how farming practices destroy natural world Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent The Guardian, Sunday 17 February 2013 People in the rich world should become “demitarians” – eating half as much meat as […]

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