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ttip
ttip

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a ‘free trade’ agreement being negotiated – in secret – between the European Union and the US. Leaked documents suggest that if pushed through, TTIP will be disastrous to food and farming in the UK. It will remove food safety rules, get rid of regulations that protect the… continue reading

progress
progress

If we are to continue being able to feed the world’s rapidly growing population sustainably, innovation and expert knowledge will doubtless be needed. Sadly, all too often progress means forgetting the practices and knowledge of past generations. Real progress looks backwards as well as forwards, as can be seen in the growing number of advocates… continue reading

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cara-featured

iamcaradelevingne: #farmsnotfactories #climatemarch #peoplepower #sustainableenergy #savethearctic #ourplanetsworthsaving #fortheloveofeverybody @sophiaaekerrison The Pig Pledge hung out with supermodel Cara Delevingne at Sunday’s Climate March in London! Join her. Take the pledge: pigpledge.org

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The new Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture is due to be launched tomorrow and, although some praise the intentions of the alliance, many argue that it could just be used to ‘greenwash’ existing agricultural practices and even undermine sustainable farming. The need for action to be taken to control climate change is clear, as is… continue reading

simplycomplex
simplycomplex

BBC photo We all know our consumption of meat in the West is unsustainable, yet we rarely question why. Conflicting information and often bitter truths have created a culture of denial. The horsemeat scandal forced us to perk up and pay more attention to labelling, yet, most of us don’t know what the labels really… continue reading