Farming

Avoiding meat and dairy is’ single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth

Biggest analysis to date uncovers huge footprint of livestock – it provides merely 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage farming …

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Red meat plays vital role in diets, claims expert in fightback against veganism

As millions cut off animal products, farming meeting hears that fruit and vegetables have been drained of nutrients Advocates of red meat will begin a fightback against the growth of veganism this week at the UK’s biggest farming meeting, with claims that eating lamb and beef is vital because some plants and fish are being …

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Food apartheid: the root of the problem with America’s groceries

Food justice activist Karen Washington wants us to move away from the word food desert, which doesnt take into account the systemic racism permeate Americas food system America’s sustainable food motion has been steadily growing, challenging consumers to truly consider where our food comes from, and inspiring people to farm, eat local, and rethink our …

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The real cost of cheap US chicken? Chlorination is just the start | Felicity Lawrence

Concerns about the safety of post-Brexit importations mask a bigger issue, says Guardian special correspondent Felicity Lawrence As sugar was to the 18 th and 19 th centuries, so chicken is to the 20 th and 21 st centuries. It has been turned into one of the defining commodities of our era. A luxury until …

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Huge reduction in meat-eating’ essential’ to avoid climate breakdown

Major study also detects huge changes to farming are needed to avoid destroying Earths ability to feed its population Huge reductions in meat-eating are essential to avoid dangerous climate change, according to the most comprehensive analysis yet of the food system’s impact on the environment. In western countries, beef consumption needs to fall by 90% …

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The unstoppable rise of veganism: how a fringe motion went mainstream

Health, climate change, animal welfare … whats driving more people and brands to embrace a plant-based lifestyle? We investigate, and, below, four vegans explain their choice Late on a Thursday afternoon in early March, only off Brick Lane in the heart of London’s nightlife hotspot Shoreditch, 23 -year-old Louisa Davidson is taking calls and co-ordinating …

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Avoiding meat and dairy is’ single biggest style’ to reduce your impact on Globe

Biggest analysis to date discloses huge footprint of livestock – it offer only 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to date of the damage agriculture …

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Meat and fish multinationals ‘jeopardising Paris climate goals’

New index discoveries many of the worlds largest protein producers failing to measure or report emissions, despite accounting for 14.5% of greenhouse gases Meat and fish companies may be” putting the implementation of the Paris agreement in jeopardy” by failing to properly report their climate emissions, according to a groundbreaking index launched today. Three out …

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