Please see below selected recent food-related change.
- Research by academics at the University of Oxford, published in 2016, found that if everyone became vegetarian, food-related emissions would drop by 63 per cent by 2050. And if they went vegan, the drop would be nearer 70 per cent.
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Our current meat-heavy system of food production seems to many unsustainable, a waste of resources and a source of pollution in the form of pesticides and hormones as well as methane gas from livestock manure.
Please see below key Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)-related developments during June 2017:
Many projects are already underway; some young architects are designing structures made completely out of living trees, while others are imagining how our great cities might return to their more natural state.
A related website tried to organise all biological information by function and asked the question - what we can we learn from this organism (e.g. any inventor, anywhere, at the moment of creation, could ask "how does nature remove salt from water?")
The greatest engine for creating wealth today is green business - Bill Joy, co-founder of Sun Microsystems
The global market for green businesses is estimated to reach 1 trillion dollars in the next five years - Christian Science Monitor