Follow the Food Chain: Growing Crops
Apr04

Follow the Food Chain: Growing Crops

Making Sustainable Food Choices for a Greener Environment Where does your food come from? And how can you make the best choices for the sake of our planet? In our series Follow the Food Chain, Green Eatz examines the main sustainability issues for you to consider. Here, we discuss the first step of Growing Crops. Sign up for our newsletter for weekly notifications on Follow the Food Chain Land Use Growing crops, such as grains, fruits...

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COP19: Highs and Lows from Warsaw
Nov26

COP19: Highs and Lows from Warsaw

Was the United Nations COP19 conference on climate change a success or failure? Let’s look at the highs and lows of the event in Warsaw over the last 2 weeks. COP19: The Warsaw Mechanism The ‘Warsaw mechanism’ aims to help populations most at risk from global warming impacts. These include extreme weather events like hurricanes, as well as long-term events such as rising sea-levels. Work on this agreement is set to begin next...

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Meat and Greenhouse Gas on Earth Day
Apr19

Meat and Greenhouse Gas on Earth Day

What has Earth Day got to do with eating meat? Earth Day is a world-wide movement to protect our environment. The environment is now being badly affected by global warming from greenhouse gas build-up. And livestock farming produces 20% to 50% of man-made greenhouse gases. Livestock and Greenhouse Gas In 2006, the UN/FAO report Livestock’s Long Shadow found that about a fifth of all human-produced greenhouse gases came from meat,...

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