The best way to reduce your carbon footprint…
Recycling and using public transit are all fine and good if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, but to truly make a difference you should have fewer children. That’s the conclusion of a new study in which researchers looked at 39 peer-reviewed papers, government reports, and web-based programs that assess how an individual’s lifestyle […]
Updated: 11 July, 2017
Giving up beef can reduce carbon footprint more than cars!
Beef’s environmental impact dwarfs that of other meat including chicken and pork, new research reveals, with one expert saying that eating less red meat would be a better way for people to cut carbon emissions than giving up their cars.
Updated: 12 September, 2016
The Cost of Meat – infographic
Eating meat is expensive, but the cost isn’t limited to the price you pay at the store. Did you know that eating meat also contributes to greenhouse gas emissions, soil erosion and water overuse? And surprisingly, turning vegetarian won’t eliminate these effects — if you still eat cheese, that is. Read on to learn more […]
Updated: 21 February, 2016
What will we be eating in 20 years’ time?
Future Foods. Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat, say food futurologists. So what might we be serving up in 20 years’ time? It’s not immediately obvious what links Nasa, the price of meat and brass bands, but all three are playing a part in shaping what […]
Updated: 30 July, 2012
Vegetarians get going
With many opting for healthy lifestyles, a support group offers loads of information, and a host of restaurants dish out a variety of green fare Health-conscious vegetarian eating habits might sound boring and monotonous, but for those who have opted for only green on their plate, there are a variety of creative and delicious meals […]
Updated: 12 July, 2011