Plastic is polluting our ocean and damaging our health, and there are widespread calls to get rid of it. But it isn't as simple as wishing the pervasive material away.
Per la serie "diamo spazio a chi non merita attenzioni", oggi vi propongo un post di risposta ad un articolo pubblicato da un sito di cui fino mezz'ora fa nemmeno sapevo l'esistenza: The Vision. Pubblicato in data 18 Settembre 2017, l' articolo circa l'assenza di etica nell'essere vegani ha destato molto interesse fra i non
According to new research, the vast majority of vegetarians and even vegans eventually return to meat-eating. Here are the implications for the animal rights movement.
By: Executive Director, Fair World Project
The debate heats up over carrageenan, the additive derived from seaweed.
For many angry rural voters, Donald Trump is fueling a fire that started with the farm crisis of the 1980s.
Greece, the crisis and agri-food's role in it-Arc2020
Spesso si accusa chi si oppone al Trattato transatlantico di superficialità. Eppure i motivi per opporsi sono molti e documentati: intanto il Ttip non è una risposta immediata alla crisi. Lo studio del Cerp del 2013 evidenzia come in caso di condizioni ottimali (taglio del 100% delle tariffe e del 25% delle Barriere non tariffarie)
The far-reaching effects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will affect country-of-origin labels. On May 8th at Nike's headquarters, President Obama denounced opponents of the hotly contested Trans-Pacific Partnership as ill informed. "(C)ritics warn that parts of this deal would undermine American regulation .They're making this stuff up. This is just not true. No trade agreement is going to force us to change our laws."
Can we transition to these renewable energy sources and continue using energy the way we do today?
The Sustainable Food Trust, founded by Patrick Holden, is a global voice for sustainable food systems, aiming to empower communities with sustainable ideas, and push for government policy changes.
The Paleo diet has been promoted as the optimal diet, offering the eater a plethora of benefits including weight loss, disease prevention, and improved health. It is designed to mimic what our hunter-gatherer ancestors ate and includes grass-fed meats, nuts, seeds, eggs, fruits, vegetables, and some oils. Foods to avoid on the diet include all
A recent United Nations report concluded that a global shift toward a vegan diet is necessary to combat the worst effects of climate change.
Emulsifiers like polysorbate 80, lecithin, and carrageenan interfere with microbes in the gastrointestinal tract, says new study.
Forget MyPlate and the Food Pyramid-this advice actually makes sense.
There's no question that food waste is a fiasco. Up to 40 percent of the food grown in the U.S. is never eaten. But for all the talk of reducing waste, among environmentalists, humanitarians, and penny-pinchers alike, there are still misconceptions about what's safe to eat and legal to give away. So here's a list
We are in the middle of one of the biggest experiments in human history. At its core is the homogenisation of global food systems, which increasingly must deliver the same products to an expanding population
Americans obsess over evil fats and miracle nutrients, but our diet remains unhealthy. Refocus diet advice on whole foods, author Michael Pollan urged the CDC.
Update: This comment thread on reddit for the podcast episode is red hot right now. This is an excerpt from this week's podcast where I argue that permaculture is failing. Sustainable agriculture faces a crisis. In many ways this crisis reflects the broader social and economic breakdown crisi
After Decades of Failure During the second half of the twentieth century, the deforestation of the tropics became a global concern. Young people everywhere learned at an early age that "saving the rainforest" was one of the most urgent needs of the planet. Yet, for decades, these worries had no real effect on the reality