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Why aren’t we reading about meat’s impacts?

(First published in The Conversation) Reducing your carbon footprint by eating less red meat rarely gets attention. This strategy has been recommended by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, epidemiologists writing in The Lancet and a host of other highly-regarded researchers and organisations. But it appears we don’t want to be put off our food […]

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Soy versus dairy: what’s the footprint of milk?

Are soy milk’s environmental attributes based on substance or froth? This article, which first appeared on The Conversation website, asks if soy is a sustainable solution in the dairy debate. Comparative environmental analysis of different food groups is like comparing, well, apples and oranges. Reports such as the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Livestock’s Long Shadow document the […]

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Meat Free Monday

If you’ve come here today it’s because you care about what you eat and about what’s happening to our climate. We do too. That’s why we started Meat Free Monday. By giving up meat for one day each week you can save money, reduce your environmental impact and live a healthier life. In 2006, a United Nations […]