New research suggests that by restoring biodiversity, for instance with regenerative farming, we can vastly enhance the soil’s potential to store carbon – and fight climate change.
While much of our conservation effort – and media attention – is focused on the honeybee, other pollinators urgently need our protection as well.
We think of it as a healthy meat but recent government surveys show rising levels of pesticide contamination as well as record levels of campylobacter in British chicken.
A major new study shows how organic agricultural practices build healthy soils and can be part of the solution in the fight on global warming.
Rumours of a ‘foodpocalypse’ are greatly exaggerated and are being used to prop up a destructive food system that produces bland, industrialised, pesticide-laden, GMO food. Just say no!
Agricultural monocultures – and the dietary monocultures that result from them – are leading us down the path to global food poverty and ill health
We need to start accounting for all the additional costs and benefits associated with food production and farming that we don’t pay for when we buy our food + COMPETITION
Farmers’ and gardeners’ right to save and swap seeds is the source of future biodiversity and a resilient food system.
The government’s ‘ticking timebomb’ of antibiotic resistance warning this week has a fatal flaw – it ignores the widespread use of antibiotics in farm animals
Factory farmed meat threatens human health, the environment and the welfare of farm animals. It’s time to reject it
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