Gross or Brilliant? Using Bugs to Feed the Animals We Eat | National Geographic

Gross or Brilliant? Using Bugs to Feed the Animals We Eat | National Geographic

At the Guangdong Entomological Institute in Guangzhou, China, researchers are reinventing both waste disposal and the food system. By feeding food scraps to the larvae of soldier flies, they are diverting waste that would otherwise end up in landfills. The fly larvae are then processed into a powder, creating a protein source that can be combined with other nutrients and pelletized into animal feed. The work is currently being done on a small scale, but those involved hope to see many facilities adopting this practice in the near future.
➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe

About National Geographic:
National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what’s possible.

Get More National Geographic:
Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite
Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo
Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter
Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta

PRODUCERS: Jason Kurtis and Drew Pulley
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER: Chris Wohlers
VIDEOGRAPHERS: Jason Kurtis and Jon Betz
EDITOR: Julia Wall
CHINA FIXER: Alex Li

Gross or Brilliant? Using Bugs to Feed the Animals We Eat | National Geographic
https://youtu.be/giintgC7Nd8

National Geographic
https://www.youtube.com/natgeo

Free Tips Here
Get the latest tips first.
We respect your privacy.
Free Raw Food Tips
Get The Latest Tips Here.
We respect your privacy.

Great Tips

Advertise Here

For Beginners

Raw Food Diet

Advertise Here