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Do Good Save Food: Fighting Food Waste

Do Good Save Food is a 2017 programme conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).  The project specifically targets children, working to communicate the key elements needed to reduce food waste.   The FAO [...]

May 15, 2017|

Eating less meat will slow climate change

Research shows that about 20% of all greenhouse gases are produced by livestock. This alarming statistic makes additional research, like the 2016 Oxford Martin School’s study increasingly relevant. This study aims to determine how different [...]

Palm Oil: Reliable Biofuel or Environmental Nightmare?

On March 9, 2017, the European Parliament's committee on environment and food safety released a report addressing the issue of palm oil related deforestation and its consequences for humans and the environment. Several stakeholders, namely [...]

Combating Pollution to Lower the Child Mortality

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 1 in 4 deaths of children under the age of 5 are due to environmental risks. The most common causes of childhood death (diarrhea, malaria, and [...]

EU ETS Proposal to Decrease Greenhouse Emissions

The EU’s emission trading scheme (EU ETS) was launched in 2005 to promote the reduction of greenhouse gases. This was done through setting a cap on the volume of gases emitted, to decrease over time, [...]

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Innovation to Allay Food Security Concerns

A report released by the FAO on February 22, 2017, warned that current trends regarding food production and consumption are not sustainable. Production has increased over the last 30 years, but this increased level of [...]

March 28, 2017|Tags: , , , |