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Dec. 14, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Sustainable Beef Group Divides Environmentalists

Marc Gunther at Environment 360 reports on the debate within the environmental world over beef. Should environmentalists work with industry to reduce the environmental impacts of beef production or just say no to eating beef? Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Beef


Oct. 26, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Which Is Greener: Grass-Fed Or Grain-Fed Beef?

My trip to the heart of cattle feeding country last week raised the question of whether grass-fed beef is really worse for the environment than grain-fed beef. Continue reading →

Filed under: Agriculture, Beef


Oct. 23, 2012 · By Cassandra Profita

Shrinking The Environmental Footprint Of Beef

LUBBOCK, TEX. – As we boarded the bus, a woman handed us reading materials in white plastic bags that said "I <3 Beef." Continue reading →

Filed under: Sustainability, Agriculture, Beef



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In the Pacific Northwest, the environment is personal - it's where we live, work and play. Oregon Public Broadcasting's Ecotrope will bring you news and insight on the region’s environmental issues. Site curator Cassandra Profita is an award-winning reporter with degrees in journalism and environmental studies.

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