Environment

Is palm oil vegan or should ethical consumers avoid it?

Lex Rigby investigates the problems with palm oil and its effect on wildlife to find out is palm oil vegan or whether they should avoid it.

The NHS is paying for the hidden health costs of cheap meat

The World Animal Protection has released a report highlighting the damaging impacts of consuming cheap meat and how the NHS is burdened by it.

What is biodiversity and why does it matter?

Biodiversity is one of the most valuable features of our entire ecosystem. Learn what biodiversity is and why it matters here.

10 sustainable smartphone apps that will help you live a greener lifestyle

We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 sustainable apps to complement (or even kick-off!) your sustainability journey.

Fight climate change and reduce your carbon footprint with this vegan meal plan

This daily meal plan has a carbon footprint of 1.4kg CO2e, which fits in with the recommended 11 kg CO2e weekly carbon budget for food.

Meat-eaters produce more than double the greenhouse gases of vegetarians, study finds

A study into links between diet and greenhouse gas has found that the carbon footprint of meat-eaters is much higher than that of vegetarians.

How to reduce your carbon footprint in 10 simple steps

Reducing your carbon footprint is key to preventing climate change. Here are 10 simple steps showing you how to reduce your carbon footprint.

Brits turn to sustainable gift wrapping with guidance from the North London Waste Authority

The North London Waste Authority is encouraging Brits to rethink the way they wrap gifts and embrace sustainable gift wrapping alternatives.

The UK Environment Act recognises animal agriculture as a key driver of deforestation

The UK Environment Act acknowledges that the country's demand for soya for animal feed is a driver of deforestation and species extinction.

France is banning plastic packaging for 30 fruits and vegetables from 2022

France is set to ban plastic packaging for the majority of fruits and vegetables sold in the country from 20202 to reduce plastic waste.

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