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Supermarket Food in the UK Could Soon Have Eco-Labels

Supermarket Food in the UK Could Soon Have Eco-Labels

What if when you went grocery shopping, the food and drink labels at the supermarket not only had nutrition information, but details about the environmental impact of products as well? This could soon be a reality in the UK, as the first “transparent and reproducible method” of determining the environmental impact of food and drink […]

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    Sprite Ditches Green Bottle in Favor of ‘Greener’ Option, Environmentalists Call Greenwashing

    Sprite Ditches Green Bottle in Favor of ‘Greener’ Option, Environmentalists Call Greenwashing

    After 60 years, Sprite, the popular lemon-lime soda from Coca-Cola, is getting a new look. The revamp? Swapping from its translucent green bottle to a clear bottle, at least in North America. Coca-Cola says the reason for the switch is to increase recyclability of the soda bottles, but critics note that it’s not the color of the bottle that is the problem. It’s the fact that the bottles are still single-use plastic.

    Valuing Nature Through Lens of Economic Growth and Profit Puts It at Risk, Assessment Finds

    Valuing Nature Through Lens of Economic Growth and Profit Puts It at Risk, Assessment Finds

    Is market-based decision making compatible with a sustainable relationship between people and nature?  A new assessment from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) found that decisions about nature are being made based on a narrow range of values that precipitate biodiversity loss.  “Biodiversity is being lost and nature’s contributions to people […]

    Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

    Birdwatchers Flock to Alaska, Bringing Millions in Revenue and Incentives for Habitat Conservation

    The popular pastime of birdwatching has many healthy benefits for people and the planet, including immersion in nature — which has been shown to be beneficial for mental health — breathing fresh air, exercise, exposure to natural vitamin D, socializing and building togetherness through birdwatching communities and increased appreciation for nature. There were approximately 15.23 […]

    In Historic Case, Green Groups Sue KLM for Greenwashing

    In Historic Case, Green Groups Sue KLM for Greenwashing

    In an ad campaign launched in 2019, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines invited airplane travelers and the rest of the aviation industry to join it in “flying responsibly.” A video advertisement released in July of that year said that customers could achieve this goal by scheduling virtual meetings when possible, taking the train instead, packing lighter […]

    3D-Printed Vegan Salmon Fillets Expected to Reach U.S. Stores in 2023

    3D-Printed Vegan Salmon Fillets Expected to Reach U.S. Stores in 2023

    Revo Foods, a plant-based food tech startup, is ready to start stocking grocery store shelves with sustainable “seafood.” No, it’s not seafood caught from the ocean — instead, Revo Foods has created 3D-printed salmon made from plants that is expected to reach the market in 2023. The company, based in Vienna, currently sells packets of […]