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World Plant Milk Day

World Plant Milk Day : Take The 7-Day Dairy Free Challenge

Today is World Plant Milk Day, a celebration of cruelty-free dairy alternatives highlighting the many benefits of switching to plant milk for people’s health, for animals and for the planet. “There has never been a better time to go dairy-free,” said Zephie Begolo, Head of Campaigns for ProVeg UK. “There are now so many different plant […]

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kangaroo the movie

Kangaroo, A Love Hate Story

Sitting down to watch “Kangaroo, A Love Hate Story” I had no idea, that this movie would move me so deeply.  Vast landscapes, unique wildlife, The Great Barrier Reef etc.. I have always been fascinated by Australia. Little did I know that it had such a complicated relationship with one of its national symbols, the […]

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Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were

Guest Post by Philip Lymbery, Chief Executive of Compassion in World Farming, the leading international farm animal welfare organisation, and author of Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were published by Bloomsbury in paperback, 8 March 2018 When you close your eyes and imagine where the very best food comes from, what does it look […]

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6 Health Benefits of Eating Less Meat

6 Health Benefits of Eating Less Meat

Our addiction to meat has grown to disproportionate levels. You only have to go back to the middle of the last century to see that at that time we only indulged in eating meat occasionally. Since then, consuming meat on a daily basis has become the norm, bringing a host of associated health issues. Switching […]

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I Am A Flexitarian - Emeka Frederick

I Am A Flexitarian . . . Emeka Frederick

Where do you live? Border of East London and Essex. I’m a flexi-Londoner 🙂 Current Diet? Since late last year I’ve been vegetarian apart from when I’m cooking in my restaurant. I’m back to eating meat and fish twice a week again now though. I also have one vegan day each week. What was your […]

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I Am A Flexitarian - Petra Kravos

I Am A . . . Flexitarian: Petra Kravos

Where do you live? I am originally from Slovenia but I’ve been living in the UK for 15 years now. You can currently find me in Staffordshire. Current Diet? My diet is mostly vegetarian with fish or seafood on the table once or twice a week. I eat meat on rare occasions like Christmas or […]

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I Am A Flexitarian - Jessica Carter

I Am A . . . Flexitarian: Jessica Carter

Where do you live? Upstate New York Current Diet? Flexitarian – I eat meat once a day or less, and when I do it is locally raised or wild caught. The vast majority of the meat my family eats is wild caught. What was your motivation to start eating less meat? A bit of everything. […]

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I Am A Flexitarian - Sophie Peters

I Am . . . Flexitarian: Sophie Peters

Where do you live? Bristol Current Diet? Usually Flexitarian, currently having a go at Veganuary. What was your motivation to start eating less meat? Sustainability. I have always been a bit of an environmentalist, conscious about the planet. At uni, I studied Environmental Science, an interdisciplinary course that discussed the effects of almost everything on […]

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World Pulse Day 2017

Global Pulse Day

Small but mighty pulses are considered to be an invaluable food for a healthy and sustainable future. So much so that the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declared 2016 Year of The Pulses. As we step into 2017, we prepare to celebrate Global Pulse Day on January 18th. Pulses are low in fat, high […]

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How Changing The Way We Eat Can Help Preserve UK Wildlife

How Changing The Way We Eat Can Help Preserve UK Wildlife

You may have heard of the State of Nature report. Launched in 2013, the report provides an compelling annual snapshot of how wildlife is doing in the UK, in its seas and in the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories. It draws on data and expertise provided by more than 50 nature conservation and research organisations […]

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