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Takeout Documentary Exposes The Devastating Impact Of Our Food Choices On The Amazon Rainforest

3 Mins Read Emmy-nominated filmmaker Michal Siewierski has unveiled a new documentary that highlights the disastrous impact our food choices are having on the Amazon rainforest. In addition to raising climate concerns, the film, called Takeout, suggests our addiction to convenience and immediate delivery is increasingly becoming a public health issue. The documentary discusses the environmental cost of […]

New Study: Food Systems Responsible For 34% Of Human-Caused GHG Emissions, Not 25% As Previously Thought

5 Mins Read Until now, the general scientific consensus was that global food systems were responsible for 25% of all human-caused greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, but according to new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Food featuring EDGAR-FOOD, the first database to break down emissions from each stage of the food chain for every year starting from 1990 […]

Nearly 20% Drop In Red Meat Production Recorded In The U.S.

2 Mins Read According to new figures released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), red meat production has dropped almost 20% this May compared to the same period last year. The data comes amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which saw slaughterhouse closures due to viral outbreaks and producers forced to cull millions of livestock, and is […]