Feed for livestock could provide nutrition more efficiently to the world’s people if we skipped meat and focused on a plant-based diet. But Earth’s growing population also benefits from meat’s nutrients and uses livestock to pull ploughs. A new study sees livestock as less burdensome on global food supplies.
Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday, the strongest storm the territory has seen in nearly a century. Companies that produce generic AIDS drugs will send them to African countries at no more than $75 per year per patient. Read these stories and more in our twice-weekly news roundup.