The largest shipment of live cattle, bound for Iraq

The largest shipment of cattle ever made in Colombia began yesterday at the Port of Mamonal, in Cartagena. Some 21,000 head of cattle will be exported to the Iraqi market in the Panamanian-flagged “Nada” motor ship, which since yesterday has been docked at the main dock of that terminal, specialized in this type of export […]

Fat’s Chance as a Renewable Diesel Fuel

One of the world’s largest meat companies, Tyson Foods, aims to make renewable diesel fuel out of an abundant waste product: Animal fat. From algae and wood chips to grasses and solid waste, scientists are looking far and wide for the raw material that will yield a new generation of renewable fuel—a source that doesn’t […]