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What Plant-Based Burgers Can Teach Us About Saving the Planet

PAT BROWN, THE Stanford biochemist who founded  Impossible Foods, was trying to be patient, as if he were addressing a dim sophomore. This was five years ago, and his company’s signature pr...

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How will the COVID-19 pandemic shape the future of meat consumption?

Zoonosis and animal-based foods The term ‘Zoonosis’ entered our common vocabularies in 2020 with onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Until this year, the notion that infectious diseases could originate from anim...

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Our Oceans, Our Future

Turning Point: The spread of Covid-19 in 2020 led to dramatic reductions in global carbon dioxide emissions, with one studyfinding that emissions fell by roughly 1.5 billion metric tons during the fir...

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Climate change exacerbates biodiversity loss

A considerable number of existing and proposed post-2020 biodiversity targets by international organizations are at risk of being severely compromised due to climate change, even if other barriers such as habit...

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THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF GOING VEGETARIAN FOR JUST ONE DAY

Meat production uses as much water in 24 hours as all of New England does in four months. You can’t help but feel the tipping point. Steakhouses have vegan options, airport menus feature ...

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Could COVID-19 give rise to a greener global future?

The COVID-19 coronavirus has forced entire countries into lockdown mode, terrified citizens around the world, and triggered a financial-market meltdown. The pandemic demands a forceful, immediate response. But ...