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Guinness goes vegan: Stout agrees to stop using animal bladders in brewing process for first time in 256 years

The new system is due to be installed in 2016<p>Guinness will soon be good for vegans.<p>The famous Irish stout is to become vegan friendly for the first time in its 256-year history, as the company halts the use of fish bladders in its brewing filters.<p>"It is part of our ongoing efforts to further …

6 Simple Ways To Cut Down On Your Food Waste

According to the Waste-Free Kitchen Handbook, everything can be saved from the garbage–even sour milk.<p>If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest emitter of carbon pollution in the world (and a horrible place to live). Vast amounts of energy go into growing and delivering and …

Food Waste

Do industrial agricultural methods actually yield more food per acre than organic ones?

One of the most persistent arguments for modern, mechanized agriculture is that it produces a lot of food per acre, leaving more land for other …

Three food companies with a climate footprint bigger than the Netherlands

Analysis of the carbon emissions of global food giants Cargill, Tyson and Yara puts agribusiness in the spotlight at UN climate talks in Paris<p>They may not be household names but collectively global food companies Cargill, Tyson and Yara have a bigger climate footprint than the Netherlands, Vietnam …

Fossil Fuels

How to Fight Factory Farms With Your Fork - One Green Planet

With more and more Americans learning how inhumanely many farm animals are treated, the interest in combating factory farming is higher than ever. …

Burger King

The moral demand for cultured meat

New meats grown from animal cell cultures will soon hit barbecue restaurants. Maybe that slows a national slaughter<p>Last Monday, the Wall Street Journal announced the creation of the “world’s first cultured meatball.” Memphis Meats, the startup behind the dish, revealed its ambitious plans to …

Agriculture

Organic honey is a sweet success for Cuba as other bee populations suffer

When the Caribbean state was no longer able to afford pesticides – which have been linked with declining bee populations – it made a virtue out of a necessity<p>Long known for its cigars and rum, Cuba has added organic honey to its list of key agricultural exports, creating a buzz among farmers as …

Cuba

Seaweed Farming May Be the Prescription for Troubled Waters

Even in the dead of winter, the Gulf of Maine is a vibrant place. Birds, crabs, and fish abound. Tiny plumes of smoke rise from the homes of Mainers living along the well-populated Southern coast.<p>But the sea is changing. The Gulf has warmed faster than any body of water in the world, with climate …

Organic Agriculture Systems Continue to Outshine Conventional Systems in Multiple Studies. - The Permaculture Research Institute

January 4, 2016 by Stacy S. & filed under General, News<p>Though organic agriculture currently occupies a surprisingly low 1% of global cropland, …

Is urban farming only for rich hipsters?

Farms are springing up in cities across Europe, but if they exclude lower income groups they’ll do little to help shift towards sustainable food system<p>Spending on ethical food and drink products – including organic, Fairtrade, free range and freedom foods – hit £8.4bn in the UK in 2013, making up …

Urban Agriculture

Certified sustainable seafood reaches record numbers

German retailer Netto’s Las Cuarenta Paella has become the 20,000th​ product to bear the blue logo.<p><i>“</i>​<i>Just nine years ago, there were only 1,000 MSC</i> …

Our 6 Favorite Online Resources for Sustainable Seafood Lovers

Chances are you’ve read in the news or scrolled upon in your feed a story about seafood and its journey to your plate. As these conversations about …

Aquaculture

Unhealthiest Foods For Your Body – Don’t Eat These

We all think we know which foods are healthy and which we should avoid, but <i>do we really know why?</i> Besides the high fat content and low nutritional …

Lo strano fenomeno del suicidio quantistico

Secondo questa teoria affine alla meccanica quantistica puoi tentare di suicidarti quante volte vuoi, ma non morirai mai.<p>Facebook<p>Twitter<p>Giuseppe Vatinno<p>mar 14 2016, 10:09am<p>Il fenomeno che sto per descrivere sembra tratto da un romanzo di fantascienza, ma non lo è; anzi, si basa sulla più solida …

Un annuncio al volo

Giorgio Vasta: la militanza del linguaggio

di <b>Giacomo Raccis</b><p><i>Or la vita degl’italiani è appunto tale, senza prospettiva di miglior sorte futura, senza occupazione, senza scopo, e ristretta al</i> …

Gam Palermo "Il museo tra storia e costume. Opere dai depositi" - Palermo

<b>Palermo</b> - Pescando nel grande bacino dei depositi che custodiscono le opere escluse, in molti casi per ragioni di spazio, la Galleria d'Arte Moderna …

FEC Opens Door To Expanding Donation Rights For Gay Couples

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission appears poised to change course and apply the same regulations to donations from married same-sex couples as they do to those from opposite-sex spouses.<p>The reversal would be a ripple effect of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of …

Nasce Wireditorial: la letteratura corre sui social

<i>Nasce Wir(ed)editorial, un blog dedicato al mondo della letteratura e dell'editoria a tutto tondo, declinando però tutte le tematiche secondo</i> …