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Reducing meat consumption is something we can all do to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But if you want to eat fish, how do you know whether the fish you are buying in the grocery store or choosing in a restaurant is sustainably caught? Of course, there’s an app for that! Several actually. The folks at the Monterey Bay Aquarium have long been tracking sustainability and if you are like me (Monica) you remember carrying around their wallet-sized card – so old school. Now the app updates regularly and can tell you whether the seafood or sushi you are buying is sustainable no matter where you are. If you want to plan ahead and try something new and different, check out EDF’s Seafood Selector that provides a comprehensive list of species and ranks them by sustainability and health factors.
The COVID-19 pandemic is “ratchet[ing] up the pressure” to automate harvesting processes, Civil Eats reported. Alongside the rising cost of labor and the increasingly dangerous conditions caused by wildfires, more and more farmers are considering this move to automate their harvests with robots replacing up to half the farmworkers currently needed.
The World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) recent 2020 Living Planet Report exposed that the most important direct driver of species loss is land-use change, in particular, the conversation of pristine native habitats into agricultural systems. Which is why what people eat makes such a difference in stopping the degradation of nature. This is the focus of a […]
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