Emily Folk

Emily Folk

Emily Folk is a conservation and sustainability writer and the editor of Conservation Folks.

Articles by this author

The lack of rights and livable benefits in many companies makes these workers particularly vulnerable, working in an industry that relies on efficiency to meet market demand. (Photo: AP/Nati Harnik) Views
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Coronavirus and the Inhumane Treatment of Meat Packers
Meat workers, historically, have held some of the most physically demanding jobs available. In the United States manufacturing industry, meat facilities workers are more likely to get sick or injured on the job than any other sector. Many employees work for minimum wage salaries and do not have...
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The food system has to change in significant ways if it hopes to continue amidst changing climates and disappearing landscapes. (Photo: The Ecologist) Views
Friday, January 17, 2020
Environmental Changes in our Food System
Our current food system isn't sustainable for growing nutritious crops, raising healthy livestock or feeding billions of people. Industrial livestock farming involves cramped, unclean quarters and stressful living conditions, and farmers inject animals with antibiotics mixtures. Even natural brands...
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