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More vegetables, less meat for all our sakes

17 January, 2019 − Researchers are clear: the healthy diet for a healthy planet is more vegetables, less meat. What matters is the food that’s served, and the way it’s produced too.

Wild plant ancestors need more protection

27 NOVEMBER, 2018 – Everything that humans eat or drink comes directly or indirectly from plants. Many wild plant ancestors, of even the most precious species, could be at risk.

Iraq’s climate stresses are set to worsen

12 November, 2018 − After years of repression, invasion and conflict, Iraq’s climate stresses now threaten new miseries, including more intense heat and dwindling rainfall.

World lacks enough plants for healthy diet

5 November, 2018 − Guidelines for a healthy diet emphasise fresh fruit and vegetables. Right now, there may not be enough in the gardens to nourish a cooler, healthier world.

Change of diet helps to slow climate change

1 November, 2018 – Think global, buy local – but, better still, choose vegetables and fruit. A change of diet can help save the planet from global warming and climate change.

Well-fed world can slow warming too

12 October, 2018 – The well-fed world scientists say is possible by 2050 could also halve global warming emissions. But it would have to lose its appetite for meat.

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