Every Friday we round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across while conducting research for our news stories. This week: Climate Change Could Make Curry Spices a Home-Grown Specialty – Herbs and spices could be grown in the U.K. as part of a government plan to meet Britain’s insatiable taste for curries.
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Climate Change Could Make Curry Spices a Home-Grown Specialty
Herbs and spices could be grown in Kent or Lincolnshire as part of a government plan to meet Britain’s insatiable taste for curries.
Reefs in the Anthropocene – Zombie Ecology?
The Op-Ed section has published “A World Without Coral Reefs,” a provocative and disturbing essay by Roger Bradbury, an ecologist studying resource management at Australian National University. He asserts that these dynamic biological communities, long heralded as the rain forests of the sea, are doomed “zombie ecosystems” — with the triple whammy of overfishing, pollution and ocean acidification from the global buildup of carbon dioxide bound to overwhelm conservationists’ efforts.
Can Engaged Global Citizens Foster Earth-Friendly Diplomacy?
The future power of the U.N. to expand peace, freedom and set out a sustainable future for all lies in each of our hands. Rio+20 provided a glimpse of how that power can be harnessed in coming years. The rest is up to you and me.
Heroes Are Putting Their Lives On The Line In The Fight To Save Tuna
When it comes to protecting our natural heritage, activists are stepping in where governments have failed.
Is This The End For the Great British Salad?
Imports are replacing home-grown fruit and veg.
The Mooo-ton Rothschild for Madame? Cows Have a Tipple to Beef Up Flavour
The French are known to like their beef, and they also like their wine. In the southern village of Lunel-Viel, in the Hérault department in southern France, some farmers have taken the next step and are feeding wine to their beef cattle on the principle that if French beef tastes good now, it can only improve with a bottle of Saint-Geniès des Mourgues.
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Ban Food Waste from Landfill for Renewable Energy
Councils should be given support for collections to provide a supply of organic waste for anaerobic digestion.
Dirkje Koene is a Copywriter for Fairfood International.
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