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Earth First

The Hidden Cost of Eating Shrimp

Maria Pinto

Shrimp dishes have become a staple food in many households and restaurants around the world, leading…

Earth First

Building a Future with Crops From the Past

Benedetta Gori

Beyond the familiar fields of wheat, rice, and maize lies a forgotten realm of diverse crops that…

The Future

A Brief Guide to Antibiotics in Farming

Lauren Lewis

Antibiotics are the bedrock of modern farming systems. But what effect is this having on our natural…

Earth First

Lost Wonders of a Waterless Wetland

Andrei Mihail

When you picture a swamp, food is probably the last thing that springs to mind. But wetlands play a…

Supply Chains

Truths, Tactics and the Mist of Meat Lobby Science

Silvia Lazzaris

Even with strict rules regulating lobbying in the EU, our policies and public views are still…

Earth First

No Dig’ Gardening: A Quiet Revolution

Sarah Wyndham Lewis

It has long been thought that soil must be physically dug to create a finer texture, amalgamate…

Earth First

Animal Agriculture | Is it All Bad?

Rachel Bailleau

Animal agriculture is a leading driver of ecological destruction. But what if it’s not all bad?…

Inside Our Food

Mercury in Seafood | Should We Really Be Concerned?

Madhura Rao

With its low melting point, high density, and excellent conductivity, mercury has several industrial…

Earth First

Shared Ground | Renewables and Farming on Limited Land

Toon Lambrechts

The shift towards renewables requires space to build windmills and solar parks. Land is scarce and…

Earth First

Is Climate Change Making Our Food Less Nutritious?

Lauren Lewis

Recent studies suggest that climate change could be reducing the nutrient content of certain crops.…

The Future

How Will AI Shape Our Food Systems of the Future?

Astrid Tempelaere

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an important part of our daily lives. Beyond chatbots and…

Earth First

Farming Seaweed Around The World | A Photo-Essay

Eloise Adler

In a world where a growing population and a changing climate is putting pressure on both our land…

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Earth First

Foraging in The Modern World: Rediscovering an Ancient Practice

Andrei Mihail

Have you ever tasted the sweetness of wild strawberries freshly picked from the forest? The…

The Future

Should We Tax Food According to its Environmental Footprint? | Opinion

Lottie Bingham

In November 2020, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change released a report detailing a number of…

Earth First

Plastic-Free Food Packaging: Where Do We Stand?

Madhura Rao

As an avid advocate for keeping groceries as plastic-free as possible, I have always wondered about…

The Future

How Should We Regulate Genome-Edited Crops? | Opinion

Rebecca Nesbit

Humans have been modifying crop genetics for millennia, but in recent years this practice has…

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