Food Waste, Wet Markets, and Too Little Oxygen

A roundup of stories we’re reading about Covid-19 today

  • The shuttering of restaurants and college dorms across the country has caused the demand for fresh produce and dairy to plummet. As Politico reports, farmers are being forced to turn their excess fruits and vegetables into mulch and pour milk down the drain.
  • Over 200 conservation groups around the world have signed an open letter to the World Health Organization demanding it forcibly shut down live animal markets around the world…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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