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Animal farming for meat
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Why less meat means showing a little love to our planet

Greenhouse gas emissions, deforestation, water consumption: livestock farming strongly affects our environment. Never have we produced and consumed so much meat as today. In 2014, 312…

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Grow veggies from leftovers
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Growing veggies from leftovers

Did you know that many fruits and vegetables can regrow from their leftovers? Vegetative multiplication of plants allows some plants to reproduce without needing to be…

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Cleaning your home the non-toxic way
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Cleaning your home the non-toxic way

Conventional cleaners are usually toxic, but cleaning products shouldn’t be more dangerous than the problem you’re trying to solve, right? Here are several DIY solutions to…

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Cleaning with no chemicals
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Cleaning with no chemicals

Today’s home cleaning products can contain a range of chemicals harmful for both ourselves and the environmental. A big culprit in harmful cleaning agents comes from…

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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits
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Dietary changes can deliver environmental benefits

Feeding our 7.6 billion population with current diets and production practices, is fast degrading terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, depleting vital water resources, and helping to drive…

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Boosting your immune system with food
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Boosting your immune system with food

The right foods can help keep the immune system strong, and if you’re looking for ways to prevent winter colds and the flu, plan your meals…

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eating should be fun
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Vegan diets and you as a parent

A vegan diet consists of only plant-based products — it has no meat, fish, dairy, or eggs, and some people also exclude honey. Vegan diets are…

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Happy Holidays!
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Happy Holidays!

beef banned on campus
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Banning beef on campus

The University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England, is the most recent university to ban beef on campus. UEA’s student-elected Union Council, comprised of representatives…

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go-flexitarian
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‘Flexitarian’ or full vegetarian?

According to new research by Johns Hopkins University (JHU) in Baltimore, USA, a ‘flexitarian’ diet with one serving of meat a day has a lower carbon…

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