News tagged with meat consumption

Dietary shifts driving up phosphorus use

Dietary changes since the early 1960s have fueled a sharp increase in the amount of mined phosphorus used to produce the food consumed by the average person over the course of a year, according to a new study led by researchers ...

Jan 17, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Existing cropland could feed four billion more

The world's croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by shifting from producing animal feed and biofuels to producing exclusively food for human consumption, according to new research from the Institute ...

Aug 01, 2013 4 / 5 (4) 0

Study reveals cost of nitrogen pollution

Nitrogen pollution costs Europe between 70 and 320 billion euros ($100bn-$460bn) per year in its impact on health and the environment, according to a major European study launched in Britain on Monday.

Apr 11, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 2

Big pig poo problem solved

An Australian led-project to turn 1.4 million tonnes of Chinese pig poo into alternative energy and fertiliser has been hailed in a national science award.

May 20, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 2