Animal Factory download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Kirby

Animal Factory download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Kirby year 2011
  • Book name: Animal Factory
  • Author: David Kirby
  • Release date: 2011/7/5
  • Publisher: GRIFFIN PUBLISHING
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780312671747
  • Rating: 7.28 of 10
  • Votes: 457
  • Review by: Tyisha Bates
  • Review rating: 8.74 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 512
  • Includes a PDF summary of 47 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Swine flu. Bird flu. Massive fish kills and filthy river systems. Recalls of spinach, lettuce, and other vegetables because of E-coli bacteria contamination. Eric Schlosser's classic 'Fast Food Nation' revealed how our meat is bred, raised, and brought to market. Now, in 'Animal Factory', bestselling journalist David Kirby takes the next step, exposing the devastating health and environmental impact of large-scale factory farms. In this thoroughly researched book, Kirby follows three American families and communities - one in North Carolina, one in Illinois, and one in Washington state - whose lives are utterly changed by immense neighbouring animal farms. These farms (known as Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations, or CAFOs), confine thousands upon thousands of pigs, dairy cattle, and poultry in small spaces, and generate enormous volumes of faecal and biological waste as well as other pollution to the air, land, and water.Weaving complex science, politics, business, and the lives of everyday people, Kirby accompanies a fisherman who fights to preserve his family's life and home; watches as a Midwestern community pushes back against a local farmer with grand ambitions; and interviews an unlikely activist, who takes on a powerful alliance of corporate and political entities when her home is covered with toxic soot and her water supply is compromised by runoff from lagoons of animal waste.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 28H1M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Conservation Of The Environment, Social Impact Of Environmental Issues, Environmental Economics, Wildlife: General Interest, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture & Related Industries
  • Available formats: WORD, DOC, BMP, LIT, PDF, TXT, EPUB, PML. Compressed in TZ, CBR, RAR, ZIP, JAR, ALZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 33.71 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x210x38.1mm
  • Weight: 725.75g
  • Printed by: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • Published in: California, United States
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