THE HAGUE, Netherlands and TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The challenges posed by urbanization and the gradual dwindling of arable land is driving more farming indoors. The agri-tech start-up Future Crops, Ltd. has developed the first indoor vertical farming system that grows its crops in a unique soil substrate composition, bringing this nascent farming concept closer to home and to the earth. Continue reading
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), a nonprofit whose sole mission is to end overfishing, today released a new resource designed to help Americans choose seafood that is “Good for you and the ocean too.” The MSC Blue Fish Guide, a digital guidebook available on the MSC-US website, is a helpful resource for Americans who want to add more seafood to their diets without costing the planet. The Guide’s release is timely with Seafood Month but also because according to a 2020 global study conducted by an independent research and strategy consultancy, GlobeScan, and commissioned by MSC, 55% of U.S. seafood consumers believe that we must consume seafood only from sustainable sources to protect the ocean. Furthermore, 64% of Americans want retailers’ and brands’ claims about sustainability and the environment to be clearly labeled by an independent organization, such as the MSC. Read more
In London, Nigerian born entrepreneur Tomi Makanjuola has been leading the vegan rise in popularity among Africans living in the city, offering healthier and meatless dishes, packed with flavours.
The French lower house voted in favour of a law which could punish supermarkets who destroy edible food in a nation-wide effort to curb food waste.