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How the Demand for Cheap Soy Is Destroying the Amazon

4 Mins Read What’s certain is that the growth in both the soy and beef industries have come at the expense of the Amazon rainforest. As of 2019, Brazil is the world’s largest soy producer, with at least 24 million hectares of land devoted to cultivating soy crops, most of which are from GMO seeds. This area is […]

Mana! Closes Its Hong Kong Doors After 10 Years of Plant-Based Pioneering

3 Mins Read An early adopter of plant-based and zero waste eating in Hong Kong, vegetarian fast-casual chain Mana! closed its doors permanently this week after a decade of operation. The final location to close was in the city’s SoHo district. In a social media post, the management team cited ‘extremely challenging’ operating conditions as the reason for […]

Hong Kong Just Opened Its First Plant-Based Culinary Arts Academy

3 Mins Read Hong Kong has just welcomed its first-ever plant-based culinary arts academy, opened by Green Monday in collaboration with real estate giant Great Eagle Group. The new culinary school, tailored for restaurant chefs, hospitality professionals and caterers, will run educational courses on plant-based ingredients, cooking and dining to “inspire change across menus” in the city.  A […]

Hong Kong: An Illicit Wildlife Trade Hub ‘Fuelling Global Biodiversity Crisis’, New Report Reveals

4 Mins Read Hong Kong remains one of the largest hubs for the illegal wildlife trafficking industry, with wildlife seizures at record-breaking levels, a report has revealed. According to newly published data, pangolin trafficking is still prevalent at “devastatingly high” rates and researchers are warning of a worrying diversification in the number of endangered species being traded in […]

Hong Kong Pledges To Reach Net-Zero By 2050, But No Sign Of Climate Plan

4 Mins Read Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam has vowed that the city will achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 in her annual policy address. The goal, which comes shortly after Beijing set its timeline for 2060, came with no concrete strategy to slash the city’s emissions, with environmentalists pointing out that Lam’s focus on the land-reclamation plan […]