The world’s first octopus farm

By Claire MarshallBBC environment & rural affairs correspondentImage source, Getty ImagesNews that the world’s first commercial octopus farm is closer to becoming reality has been met with dismay by scientists and conservationists. They argue such intelligent “sentient” creatures – considered able to feel pain and emotions – should never be commercially reared for food. Playing…

A journalist who just won the Nobel Peace Prize called Facebook ‘biased against facts’ and a threat to democracy

Maria Ressa, who won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize this week, criticized Facebook’s practices. Facebook has struggled with misinformation rapidly spreading on its platforms. The company continues to face criticism over its handling of misinformation. Loading Something is loading. Journalist and activist Maria Ressa, who received the coveted Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, criticized Facebook…