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It’s official: China now eats twice the meat we do

It’s official: China now eats twice the meat we do | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
China's meat consumption has changed a lot in the last 20 years -- so much so that corn to feed industrially raised animals is now more prevalent than rice.

 

China becoming the green transition leader? think again.


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Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth | Video on TED.com

Jonathan Foley: The other inconvenient truth | Video on TED.com | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
TED Talks A skyrocketing demand for food means that agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental destruction.

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A global land-grab: is food the strongest currency? - Arup Foresight

A global land-grab: is food the strongest currency? - Arup Foresight | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
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Global food prices on the rise again

WASHINGTON-Global food prices are rising again due to costlier oil, strong demand from Asia and bad weather in parts of Europe, South America and U.S.
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Doctors Learn to Cook Healthy, ‘Crave-able’ Foods

Doctors Learn to Cook Healthy, ‘Crave-able’ Foods | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
An annual conference teaches doctors to wear chefs’ toques.
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Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA)

Unsustainable consumption – the mother of all environmental issues? — European Environment Agency (EEA) | Broad Canvas | Scoop.it
Consumption of products and services impacts the environment in many different ways.

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delaneygrimes-sarahmcfadyen's curator insight, February 7, 2014 2:00 AM

In this article they include the many things that are continuously brought to the populations attention about out earth and how we treat it. But in the passage it includes many unbelievable facts such as roughly 89 million gallons of food is put into waste each year. Sometimes this is the approach you need to catch peoples attention on the effects that we are causing our planet.