Every Friday we round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across while conducting research for our news stories. This week: How Green Will the London Olympics Really Be? – Nine years of planning and effort to minimise the environmental impact of the London Olympics come to a head this month, with organisers hoping that 2012 will see the greenest Games ever.
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How Green Will the London Olympics Really Be?
Nine years of planning and effort to minimise the environmental impact of the London Olympics come to a head this month, with organisers hoping that 2012 will see the greenest Games ever.
Will Fish Loving Japan Embrace Sustainable Seafood?
In fish-crazed Japan, where eating seafood is a vital part of the nation’s culture, conservation groups are working with companies to persuade more Japanese to eat certified, sustainably caught seafood. It’s an uphill struggle, but one that could have significant impact on the world’s fisheries.
Future Foods: What Will We Be Eating in 20 Years’ Time?
Volatile food prices and a growing population mean we have to rethink what we eat, say food futurologists. So what might we be serving up in 20 years’ time?
An Offally Pig Adventure
British squeamishness has sealed a clever, if unusual, deal with China – in pig’s ears, tails and feet.
In Maine, More Lobsters Than They Know What to Do With
The overabundance, attributed to warm weather and good conservation techniques, has led to fishermen receiving the lowest prices in 40 years.
Five Jamie Olivers You May Have Never Heard Of
Television chefs have long had a powerful influence on the way we eat. So who are the people teaching the world about food?
How Green Is My Valley?
Slow progress on a bold plan to return Wales to forest.
The Sound of a Damaged Habitat
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a soundscape is worth a thousand pictures.
The Future of Energy – Video
In this video from the University of Cambridge, experts examine how the UK can keep the lights on while cutting emissions through new technology as well as behavioural change.
Dirkje Koene is a Copywriter for Fairfood International.
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