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Joyce D'Silva

Joyce D'Silva: 'Meat should carry a health warning'

Eifion Rees

30th September, 2010

Eifion Rees talks to the Compassion in World Farming veteran and co-editor of The Meat Crisis - a shocking new book that exposes the range of environmental and health threats facing us if we don't kick our addiction to meat more...

Bush-meat demand fuelling secretive trade in Guinea-Bissau's primates

Dearbhla Crosse

29th September 2010

Logging, mining and agriculture are opening up Guinea-Bissau's once intact forests to the ravages of the bush-meat trade, an Ecologist investigation finds more...
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Special report: Horrific bush-meat trade stalks Guinea-Bissau

Dawn Starin

29th September 2010

In a remarkable and harrowing dispatch from Guinea-Bissau, Dawn Starin reports how logging, mining and agriculture are opening up the country's once intact forests to the ravages of the growing bush-meat trade, threatening some of the country's most enigmatic monkey species more...
Arjen Y. Hoekstra

The water footprint: the hidden cost of our meat consumption

Arjen Y. Hoekstra

2nd September, 2010

Watching our leaky taps is the least of our problems when it comes to water wastage - agricultural practices and animal products are by far the greater danger more...

Otarian: the fast-food chain with the low-carbon menu

Matilda Lee

26th August, 2010

Otarian aims to show you how eating out can help you save the planet, one kilo of carbon at a time more...
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Eating insects: a solution to the meat problem?

Kurt Hollander

3rd August, 2010

The world's demand for protein will continue to rise, even as the environmental impacts of meat production become clearer. Could turning to commonly eaten insect species be the answer? more...
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Greening my office: tackling the meat question...

Sylvia Sunshine

5th May, 2010

Sylvia uses a team lunch outing as a chance to quiz her colleagues on their views on vegetarianism and eating less meat more...
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Letter: We're upfront about organic farming's yields in the UK

Peter Melchett

22nd April, 2010

Soil Association policy director Peter Melchett takes issue with The Land editor Simon Fairlie's characterisation of its policy towards organic yields and meat consumption more...
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Letter: 'Have we got it right on meat and greenhouse gas emissions?'

Nicholas Beuret

15th April, 2010

Friends of the Earth food campaigner Nicholas Beuret says the negative impact of the meat and dairy sector has been underplayed rather than overestimated more...
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Have we got it right on meat and greenhouse gas emissions?



Tom Levitt

8th April, 2010

Analysis showing lower greenhouse gas emissions associated with intensive livestock production could pose a challenge to our views on best farming practice
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Lab grown meat: a low-fat, low-carbon, cruelty-free future?

Matilda Lee

6th April, 2010

The technology isn't fully developed yet, but when meat really can be grown in a lab it's going to turn all our arguments about carnivorous diets on their heads... more...
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Beef: an interactive buyer's guide

Darina Allen

1st February, 2010

Do you know your clod from your foreshin? Learn more about rare, cheap cuts of beef (and why local and well-hung meat is best) in this interactive guide from chef Darina Allen more...

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A question of meat

Audio: how much meat and dairy is sustainable?

Louise Parry

11th December, 2009

A new report by the Sustainable Development Commission warns that, for the good of our health and the environment, we must reduce our meat and dairy consumption. By how much, asks Louise Parry, in this exclusive audio report more...
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Killing fields: the true cost of Europe's cheap meat

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Cheap meat has become a way of life in much of Europe, but the full price is being paid across Latin America as vast soya plantations and their attendant chemicals lead to poisonings and violence. Andrew Wasley reports more...
Soya fields cut through rainforest

Killing fields: the true cost of Europe's cheap meat

Andrew Wasley

13th October, 2009

Cheap meat has become a way of life in much of Europe, but the full price is being paid across Latin America as vast soya plantations and their attendant chemicals lead to poisonings and violence more...
A ploughed field

Change farming to cut CO2 emissions by 25 per cent

Eifion Rees

3rd July, 2009

A new report has revealed that a change in the way we manage agricultural land could help sequester a quarter of the world's carbon dioxide emissions every year more...
Cattle in a deforested area of the Amazon

Tesco 'trusts' cattle suppliers involved in Amazon deforestation

Ecologist

3rd July, 2009

Despite the lack of traceability in the supply chain, the assurances of cattle producers that they are not involved in the illegal deforestation of the Amazon rainforest is apparently enough for Tesco, a letter to the Guardian reveals more...
A cloned calf

EU approves 'stepping stone' legislation for cloned meat

Ecologist

24th June, 2009

European Union ministers have given an initial thumbs-up to the Novel Foods Regulation, a draft proposal that could lead to meat from cloned animals entering the human food chain more...
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Land in Latin America exploited by West's demand for meat

Ecologist

1st February, 2009

Agricultural expansion on a massive scale in Latin America has directly paralelled the West’s greed for meat. A new report follows the food chain and assesses the damage.



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Quality food production and biodiversity protection

Ecologist

13th March, 2009

Animals grazed on biodiverse pasture produce better tasting, and healthier, meat more...
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A meaty issue

Simon Fairlie

1st October, 2008

Our excessive appetite for meat is taking a heavy toll on the planet, but as Simon Fairlie explains, the arguments used to depict omnivores as environmental super-villains are far too simplistic. more...
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Chickens, Globalisation and the Forest King

Joyce D'Silva

19th August, 2008

Globally over 60 billion animals are farmed for food every year. The 2006 Report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), “Livestock’s Long Shadow”, predicted that global meat consumption will more than double by 2050 (from 2001). more...
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Flask-Grown Flesh

Jim Thomas

20th July, 2008

If radical vegan Ingrid Newkirk has her way, the nouvelle cuisine on vegetarian menus in five years time may be a big juicy steak. more...
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Are you ready for cloned meat?

news

9th March, 2007

Cloned meat moved a step closer to being a supermarket shelf reality yesterday when the European Union's food safety authority was asked to rule on the matter.
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