From climate change to forest fires to human rights abuses, the global industrial meat industry leaves a trail of destruction all over the world. Millions of people's lives depend on a dramatic reduction in the consumption of meat and dairy. And it’s not just red meat that’s the problem.
Plant-based food has hit the mainstream, with major fast food companies like Burger King and KFC releasing vegan versions of their beef or chicken classics. But is this the end of beefburgers and buckets of chicken? Or is it just hype?
The UK is leaving the EU. But what does this mean for environmental laws and standards? How are fishing, farming and climate change going to be handled from now on? There’s not much detail yet, but here are a few areas to watch as the government passes new laws and paves the way for future trade deals.
People often opt for chicken over beef for environmental reasons. But new Greenpeace research shows that the chicken sold in the UK is a major driver of deforestation, and supermarkets have little idea of the impact this has on forests. Here are the facts.
One of the most useful things everyone can do to take action on climate change *right now* is to eat less meat and dairy. But eating vegan, for a meal or a month, is much easier with some solid know-how. Here are 10 tips to increase the amount of plant-based foods in your diet.
In May 2019, men with guns terrorised a village on the edge of a vast soya farming estate in Brazil, where huge traders Cargill and Bunge are well established. Yet another example of the human rights abuses that are so often linked to industrial agriculture, it was witnessed by Greenpeace researchers and journalists. This first hand account reveals how the ever increasing demand for meat and dairy is leading to violence against communities.
The Amazon is on fire and global fast food companies can put a stop to it. They must stop buying meat, chicken and soya from Brazil until the Amazon and its people are protected.
The Amazon fires are no accident - the rainforest is being deliberately burned for profit. Here’s how UK and European food supply chains worsen the devastation, and what must change.