Here’s some essential new reading about sustainable palm oil

Here’s some essential reading about sustainable palm oil, selected from the betterpalmoildebate.org website, which I run with Nadine Hawa and Mallen Baker for the RSPO.  1) Feeding the world without costing the earth  Palm oil itself isn’t the problem. It’s how much is being produced and at what cost, says Emily Dunstan  2) How GreenPalm is underselling…

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Sustainability, systems, resilience and…Salmon.

The front cover of the Financial Times may have given us a glimpse of the future this week. The story? Salmon farmers go for veggie option The FT piece says that: “…a confluence of economics, markets, and environmental factors is transforming the $11bn-a-year farmed salmon industry – and forcing a radical change of diet.” Fishmeal…

When is GM, GM?

The next issue of Ethical Corporation, coming off the physical and digital presses shortly, has a major report on agriculture and genetic modification. We all know there’s a population explosion.We all know climate change won’t help. We all know technology has a role of play in agriculture. But our concern is also for the little…