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North Carolina, USA: Hurricane Florence And 9.7 Millon Pigs


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Fiona
- 116 days ago - counterpunch.org
North Carolina has 9.7 million pigs, the second highest number in the United States., warehoused in what are known as concentrated animal feeding operations. Animal agriculture is the second largest contributor to greenhouse gasses.



   

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Freya H (345)
Sunday September 23, 2018, 5:33 am
Go vegetarian!
 

Derry Richardson (38)
Sunday September 23, 2018, 8:55 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Doris F (19)
Sunday September 23, 2018, 11:35 am
noted, thank you Fiona
 

Colleen L (3)
Sunday September 23, 2018, 11:42 am
Wish they wouldn't cage/house them like this.
Thanks Fiona
 

Dawn Cumings (2)
Tuesday September 25, 2018, 12:52 pm
Very powerful story. Thank you for the insight of this industry.
 

Anne K (139)
Tuesday September 25, 2018, 5:07 pm
Thanks, Fiona.
 

Raleighaway k (355)
Thursday September 27, 2018, 9:39 pm
They should have set them free. They would of least had a chance to survive, ty Fiona
 

Melania Padilla (123)
Friday September 28, 2018, 9:14 am
So sad and infuriating, and we call ourselves civilized? I read about chickens as well, just let there to die!
 

Anne Haarhoff (52)
Friday September 28, 2018, 11:12 am
Powerful and disturbing. TY, Fiona.
 

Richard A (2)
Friday September 28, 2018, 4:04 pm
Thank you for bringing attention to this.
 
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