Posts Tagged: agriculture

Doubling your ‘5 a day’

In the UK currently, we are told we should be consuming at least 5 portions of fruit or veg per day (around 400g). Despite this, only one third of people actually meet this target, which is worrying as new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, found that the most benefit came from eating…read more

My New Favourite Vegan Documentary?

Vegans sometimes get a bad name for themselves, as they are often seen as radical, preachy people, but Simon Amstell’s new feature length documentary may just change this perception. How? By delivering the hard truth, akin to the kind of things you would see in Earthlings or Cowspiracy, but in a ‘mockumentary’ style. The film,…read more

Deforestation : How we can feed the world without it

Many people have come to accept that an ever expanding population means that a greater amount of deforestation must take place in order to create more land for farming however, this may not be the case. Scientists have recently suggested that it would be entirely possible to feed the world’s population without the need for…read more

Animal Agriculture and the Environment

Increasing pollution, deforestation, food and water shortages as well as increasing fossil fuel consumption, is putting the world under tremendous strain. With the population ever growing, expecting to reach a level of around 12 billion people by 2060, this strain is only going to get worse. One of the biggest culprits, contributing to all of…read more

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