What about the health of our planet?

What about the health of our planet? THANKS TO BBC RADIO 5 FOR THIS ARTICLE Fit & Fearless podcasters Zanna, Tally and Vicky spoke to Marco Springmann from Oxford University, who led a study into how our diets can impact the climate. This is an edited version. Read the article and listen to the podcast here. They chatted all things sustainable eating - what is it? Why is it important? And should we all be doing it? What’s the link between our dietary choices and the environment? "We looked at what measures are needed to stay within environmental limits and
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Vegetarians and the environment

Vegetarians and the environment A SHORT PRESENTATION (download pdf) For a slightly sobering read, why not download this presentation that I put together for our local environment group a year or so again. There are some amazing statistics if you want some facts and figures to convince a friend why being a vegetarian or vegan is good for the environment. Water use, deforestation, the inefficiency of producing one kilo of beef against one kilo of grain. And it really is true about a vegetarian driving a 4x4 doing less damage to the environment than a meat eater on a bicycle
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