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To fight climate change, California approves seaweed that cuts methane emissions in cow burps

San Francisco Chronicle California dairy farms will soon be able to feed their cows seaweed to fight climate change after the state Department of Food and Agriculture approved the use...

Red seaweed supplement achieves 52 percent methane reduction

Progressive Dairy In 2016, when California passed SB 1383, a global warming solutions act geared toward reducing short-lived pollutants methane emissions 40% by 2030 over the 2013 levels, the state...

There’s a simple fix for the emissions in cow’s burps: Just give them a little seaweed

FAST COMPANY At Straus Dairy Farm on the California coast north of San Francisco, there’s a long history of sustainability. Cow poop is turned into electricity that powers the farm,...

Dairy cows’ greenhouse gas emissions cut by 52% after eating seaweed at Bay Area farm

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE Adding red seaweed to the diets of dairy cattle can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The first commercial trial to research this at Straus Dairy Farm in...

Your Korean Dad and Albert Straus on the Farm?!

Your Korean Dad on YOUTUBE Yes. It’s true! Nick Cho, co-founder of Wrecking Ball Coffee Roasters, is also somewhat of a YouTube sensation. His Your Korean Dad videos are always...

After 27 years in western Marin County, Straus moves to cutting-edge creamery in Rohnert Park

The Press Democrat In his dungarees and rubber boots, Albert Straus looked every bit the dairy farmer that he is. On this particular morning, however, the 66-year-old founder and CEO...

Here’s where household water use is highest in California

San Francisco Chronicle In 2021, an increasing number of water providers across California will be forced to prepare for water shortages as the state’s drought intensifies. For some locales, this...

Seaweed Might Help Cows Go Green

Science Friday When it comes to the bodies of humans and animals, there are a few functions that we’re usually discouraged from talking about. Specifically, the ones that involve releasing...

Cows burp. Methane comes out. But feeding them seaweed drastically reduces the gas.

San Francisco Chronicle Beef and dairy production are considered important drivers of climate change, contributing roughly 5% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, mostly in the form of methane released by...

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