Breeding Cows that Burp Less to Save the Planet
Cow farts and burps are a major source of greenhouses gases. We visit a farm where researchers are using genetics to breed cows that are less gassy in an effort to reduce the dairy industry’s impact on the environment.
Black History You Should Know: Sharecropping
Slavery in America didn’t exactly end in 1863. VICE's Akil Gibbons explains how a modern form known as "sharecropping" still exists today.
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Kelp could save our oceans — if you eat it
Kelp could feed the planet and save our oceans — but no one knows about it
The Books You Should and Shouldn't Read About Sheep Ranchers
'BALLS DEEP' host Thomas Morton takes us inside his library once again to show us the books that he was reminded of during his time spent with sheep ranchers in central Nevada.
Exploring the Arctic's Global Seed Vault
Motherboard went to the Arctic Circle to check out one of the world's most remote seed banks.
Inside America’s High-Security Animal Disease Laboratory
Motherboard speaks to the scientists tasked with developing foot-and-mouth disease vaccines at one of the most protected labs in the world.