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A cattle trailer unloading a shipment of cows at their new homes.

Top 20 Exporters Of Live Cattle

France, Canada, and Australia each exported live bovine animals valued at more than $1 Billion USD in 2015.

July 8, 2016 12:02

Cream separated from milk is churned and shaped into blocks of butter. Butter has a wide variety of culinary applications.

Top Butter Exporting Countries

New Zealand and the Netherlands each exported more than $1 Billion USD worth of dairy fat products in 2015.

July 7, 2016 12:05

Coconuts are left out in the sun to dry as part of the copra process.

What Is Copra And How Is It Made?

Dried coconut meat (copra) is squeezed to yield coconut oil, with the byproducts themselves finding many additional uses.

July 1, 2016 12:01

Itaipu Dam, seen from the Brazilian side of the Parana River along the border with Paraguay.

What Is Hydroelectricity?

Hydroelectricity harnesses the awesome power of one of the earth's most abundant resources to produce electricity.

May 25, 2016 11:56

Women shop at a meat market in Hong Kong. Editorial credit: Sorbis / Shutterstock.com.

Top Meat Exporting Countries

Amidst a global "carnivorous" shift, especially in Asia, China leads the way in meat exports today.

May 24, 2016 13:25

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