COP28: UK to protect global supply of food and water

At COP28, on the Food, Agriculture and Water Day the UK announced they were supporting the protection of global food and water supplies. Through this support...

COP28: Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems, and Climate Action

COP28 carried out its first ever Food, Agriculture and Water Day onFriday the 8th of December 2023. Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food...

SDGs may not be successfully reached until 2050

The UN’s SDGs or the Sustainable Development Goals are 17 interlinked targets that outline the shared objective to reach ‘peace and prosperity for people and...

UK to join Coalition on Food is Never Waste

Over a third of food is wasted worldwide and within the UK we waste roughly 9.5 million tonnes per year. This figure is down 21% per person since 2007, but...

Food and drink ecolabels

.Within the next two years we could start seeing new ecolabelling on the food and drink products we purchase. Some large brands are already doing this by...

Is there plastic in our food?

Microplastics, containing harmful chemicals, are formed when plastic items break down. Microplastics are less than 5mm in length and have the ability to leach...

The UK Government needs to close its green policy gaps

As we start 2023, there are still a number of green policy issues that Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, needs to address. Solutions to these issues should be put...

Farmers are facing new challenges

Farmers around the world are facing new challenges due to the effects of climate change, including rising temperatures, extreme weather events and rising sea...

Agricultural Sustainability

The agricultural sector emits around 10% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions and according to the UN, in 2021 the agri-food system emitted 31% of human...

The problem with Coca Cola’s sponsorship of COP27

One of COP27’s biggest sponsors is Coca Cola. Coca Cola has been described as being the ‘world’s top polluter’, due to its incredibly high plastic use. The...
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Food and drink ecolabels

Food and drink ecolabels

.Within the next two years we could start seeing new ecolabelling on the food and drink products we purchase. Some large brands are already doing this by adding the carbon amount next to the calorie count. This new labelling should help the general public to make more...

Is there plastic in our food?

Is there plastic in our food?

Microplastics, containing harmful chemicals, are formed when plastic items break down. Microplastics are less than 5mm in length and have the ability to leach into our waterways due to their size. Scientists have found microplastics in our oceans, the ice in the...

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