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Less and better animal farming is crucial in the fight against climate breakdown, but it is also essential in preventing new pandemics.
Animal farming in EU worse for climate than all cars
28 September 2020
Worldwide demand for milk is continually increasing in response to a range of factors, including global population growth and changing diets in countries such as China and India.
Cellular agriculture – Moving towards a more sustainable method of milk production
27 April 2020
Shrimp farming releases huge quantities of greenhouse gases, in addition to supporting abusive labor practices.
The problem with shrimp
15 April 2020
Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain and six other countries urged the European Union to adopt a “green” recovery plan on Thursday, as fears grow that the economic hit caused by the coronavirus pandemic could weaken action on climate change.
Ten EU countries urge bloc to pursue 'green' coronavirus recovery
14 April 2020
The global demand for food will increase in the future. To meet this demand, it is not enough simply to increase productivity in a sustainable way. We also need to change from linear mass consumption to a more circular economy — which will mean changing our norms, habits and routines.
New report on sustainability in food production recommends reducing meat production levels
9 April 2020
IDTechEx's report proposes a large-scale shift to plant-based and cultured meat. To be considered, however, is that the independent market research company would promote a tech solution because the report was composed by one of its analysts who specializes in agricultural technology and next-generation food technology.
Another study finds that the meat industry is unsustainable
9 April 2020
Animal welfare actions must be considered as essential components to fully realise the aims of the Farm to Fork Strategy, in line with the Council Conclusions agreed by the Member States in December 2019.
Our feedback on the Farm-to-Fork Strategy
20 March 2020
The latest draft of the Farm to Fork strategy (F2F), obtained by EURACTIV, features a few notable changes from the previous version, including an emphasis on the possible role of animal farming on the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and on options for animal welfare labelling.
EU’s draft food policy to address livestock farming emissions, animal welfare
16 March 2020
A microbial recipe for sustaining astronauts on long space missions might not only feed hundreds of millions of hungry people on Earth, but also hold the key to circular economy.
Food from thin air: the forgotten space tech that could feed planet earth
9 March 2020
The bugs-as-protein industry continues to grow.
Eating bugs? Not a bad idea if you can get past the ‘yuck’ factor, experts say
24 February 2020
Most of the CAP measures analysed in this report do not have climate action as their intended purpose but may have it as a secondary purpose.
CAP fails to adequately address emissions from agriculture, study shows
11 February 2020
A Singaporean technology could curb both slavery and environmental destruction.
How artificial shrimps could change the world
10 February 2020
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