There are nine planetary boundaries beyond which we cannot push Earth without putting billions of lives at risk. We are already outside the “safe operating space” for at least four of them.
The City of Berkeley just adopted a first-of-its-kind sustainable food policy that will replace 50% of the city’s animal-based food purchasing with plant-based alternatives in the next four years.
The list of animals that are going extinct is growing. As industrial animal farming continues to encroach on the natural world, more and more species are being put in harm’s way.
If we want to build a healthier, greener, kinder, more sustainable future that gets us closer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we must follow a new path.
Before audiences had gotten a chance to see the new documentary, the fishing industry was already dismissing it as “vegan propaganda.” Remind us again who the propagandists are?
As transformative and applicable as biochar may be, it will have little effect on the overall sustainability of our food system if agricultural practices otherwise remain the same.
Worldwide, roughly 70 billion animals are raised and slaughtered each year within the food system. Producing so many animals comes with a high price for us, for animals, and for our planet.
Cattle farming is not viable in the long run, and with the ethical and genuinely sustainable options available, it is time to shift to those options for good.
Regenerative agriculture won’t be enough to avoid ecological collapse on its own, but it could be an important part of the solution.
Mangroves only occupy around 0.1 percent of the globe’s surface area. Yet, they are unique environments crucial to global health and both marine and terrestrial biodiversity.