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Farming crickets for humans increases sustainability

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Six-legged livestock for sustainable food production

Posted: 11 May 2017 05:37 AM PDT

Farming crickets for human consumption is less of a burden on the environment than other livestock production systems according to a new study. Results suggest that insect farming systems can be improved to become even more environmentally sustainable in the future….

A. Halloran, Y. Hanboonsong, N. Roos, S. Bruun. Life cycle assessment of cricket farming in north-eastern Thailand. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017; 156: 83 DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.04.017

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