Climate change: Will insect-eating dogs help?
It's estimated that pets consume around 20% of the world's meat. That's led some owners to worry about the impact of their dog on the planet, as meat production is a major source of greenhouse gases.
Vegan dog foods are on sale but environmentalist owners wanting to treat their pet to animal protein can now turn to a Dutch product called Yora. The grubs of black soldier flies make up 40% of it.
纯素狗粮已有售，但那些注重环保的、想给宠物吃动物蛋白的狗主人们现在可以转向一款叫作 Yora 的荷兰产品。这个产品中含40% 的黑色兵蝇幼虫。
Insects do use a fraction of the water and land of cattle. So this looks an environmental boon. But it's not quite so simple. Normal dog food is mostly offal, so dogs are typically eating meat that humans have rejected. To really make an environmental difference, owners would need to join their dogs in cutting down on the meat.
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