A round-up of VT editors’ favorite newsworthy links.
Big win for organics: a new study finds that organic milk contains more omega-3s than conventional milk. Animals raised on organic farms typically spend more time grazing outdoors, eating grass rather than grains such as corn. [NPR]
China bans shark fin soup at state banquets. Shark finning, the practice in which sharks are caught, stripped of their fins, and thrown back into the ocean, is believed to kill 100 million sharks every year. [Mother Nature Network]