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Study: Indian Consumers Willing To Pay Premium For Alternative Meat

2 Mins Read A new study conducted by researchers at Pennsylvania State University reveals that Indian consumers are generally willing to pay extra for plant-based and cell-based meats. Faced with the challenge of feeding an enormous and growing population, which will only be further exacerbated by climate impacts, these findings confirm that alternative proteins have a huge potential […]

Ocean Breezes Can Blow Microplastic Ashore, Study Finds

3 Mins Read A new study by researchers at the University of Strathclyde and the Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées at the University of Toulouse reveals that sea spray contains tiny plastic particles. The scientists say that once broken down in the ocean into microplastics, plastic pollution can end up back into the atmosphere and land through the ocean breeze. These […]

New Study Confirms Electric Cars Generate Less Carbon Emissions

3 Mins Read A new scientific study has confirmed that electric vehicles generate less carbon dioxide than petrol cars across most areas of the world. The findings contrast the claims of some firms who believe that the carbon dioxide emitted in producing electricity amounts to more than that of conventional petrol vehicles, and will help boost government policies […]

Study Shows Screen Time Can Reduce Brain White Matter Growth In Toddlers

3 Mins Read Children undergo a crucial period of brain development during from their formative years of birth to around 5 years of age. MRI scans of preschoolers in a new study by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital in the United States show those who are often read to have more organised white matter in the language and literacy […]

World’s Cheapest Option Is To Fight The Climate Crisis, Study Finds

3 Mins Read While world and business leaders continue to quarrel over the hefty costs of climate action–taking into account climate risks, implementing climate mitigation and putting in place climate resilient policies–a new study shows that comprehensive measures to fight the global crisis is the cheapest option we have left. Using modelling data, researchers find that if climate […]

Study Finds People Globally Want To Prioritise Sustainable Lifestyle Because Of Climate But Cost Still A Deterrent

3 Mins Read A recent study by global research and consultancy firm GlobeScan has found that people around the world want to lead sustainable and healthy lives, driven by their concerns about climate change and environmental issues. The research also revealed that the key barriers preventing individuals from healthy and sustainable daily choices were high cost and lack […]

Study Finds Majority Of People Support Veganism For Ethics & Environment

3 Mins Read A study conducted by researchers at the University of Bath has found that most meat eaters consider veganism to be “ethical” and good for the environment. The study, which focused on psychological attitudes that impact shifting preferences away from animal consumption, shows that the general population already agree with the benefits of vegan diets to […]

Alarm As Study Finds Air Pollution Nanoparticles Linked To Brain Cancer

3 Mins Read For the first time, new research evidence is showing a link between air pollution nanoparticles and brain cancer. The study, published in the journal Epidemiology, is among the slew of new scientific research coming out showcasing the toxic and damaging health impacts of air pollution. These findings are especially relevant to major landmarks in Asia, […]

Consumer Trends: Study Proves We Need Carbon Emission Labels On Our Food

3 Mins Read In a 2018 study, researchers found that a front-of-pack carbon emissions label can drive more eco-friendly food choices amongst consumers. According to the scientists involved in the study, one of the most crucial challenges to combat the environmental footprint of our food system – which contributes to global ecological issues from biodiversity loss to climate […]

Oxford Study: Healthy Food And Sustainable Food Are One And The Same

3 Mins Read A newly published study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford has found that eating healthy plant-based foods is nearly always the best dietary option for the planet. The analysis aims to help inform better individual choices and promote not only healthier food consumption but also sustainable food choices. While many previous studies have […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

The Demand Is There: Study Shows Asian Consumers Welcome Lab-Grown & Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

3 Mins Read A recent survey revealed clean meat and plant-based meat alternatives have become more globally accepted, especially in the Asian market. This could mean new opportunities for Silicon Valley food-tech start-ups, but also more competition as Asian sustainable industries catch on. According to EuroNews, the global meat substitutes market was estimated at US$ 4.6 billion last […]