Muscle-packed pigs in Cambodia raise alarms

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Videos and images of Cambodian pigs with extremely muscular physiques have gone viral in recent weeks, raising concerns and questions over the origin and well-being of these augmented animals. Although PETA claims that these animals have been genetically modified, there is no clear evidence to confirm this theory. It is possible that the animals were simply bred to display these characteristics. “We could do this through breeding,” said Jin-Soo Kim, a researcher at Seoul National University,“but… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Scientists warn CO2 from warming soils could lead to uncontrollable temperature rise

There’s a lot scientists don’t know about how global warming could impact Earth’s natural systems. A 26-year-study of soil in Massachusetts’ Harvard Forest provides new insight. Researchers discovered warming soils are releasing more carbon than once thought, and could reach a tipping point, kicking off an unrelenting increase in warming temperatures.

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