An infographic giving a broad picture of yogurt’s health benefits…

The Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative for a Balanced Diet (YINI) has just published an infographic that sums up the most recent findings on the positive impact of yogurt consumption on obesity, diabetes and…

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Clean tech is better for economic growth than fossil fuels (take…

Anti-greens often try to make economic arguments against the big spring-cleaning that our civilization is going through. How dare we invest in clean technology? Don't we know that it's bad for the economy!…

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How a small British garden became a mature food forest

Many years ago I picked up a book called The Permaculture Garden, by Graham Bell. I was more than a little hooked by the practical tips and inspiring visions of urban and suburban gardens turned into food…

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The Netherlands just got greener with solar powered bike lanes.…

The Netherlands are renowned for their huge population of cyclists. In fact, 27% of all trips nationwide are taken by bicycle, with higher numbers in cities and rural areas, such asGroningen which possibly…

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Why small farmers are crucial in the fight against deforestation

The fight against deforestation often minimizes the role of smallholder farmers. Yet their activities adversely impact forests, the same forests on which they more than anyone else rely for their food…

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What girls’ education brings to the world

Ann Cotton, founder and president of Camfed and winner of the 2014 WISE Prize for Education, has been fighting for twenty years to secure education for the girls of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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This innovative food packaging will keep you from throwing perfectly…

Most often, food is still edible for a few days, sometimes even weeks, after the suggested date on the label.

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Why robots are the promise of a better future than you think

Robots might seem to threaten our jobs and our livelihoods, but they are in fact tools that can improve our performance and set us free from demeaning or dangerous tasks. In the environmental field, they…

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Fighting against global warming and fighting for air quality are…

In a new report, the French National Institute of Industrial Environment and Risks highlights how it may be possible to kill two birds with one stone to curb climate change and improve air quality.

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These solar-powered delivery trikes make local food truly sustainable

Your organic, local produce is all well and good. But when it's delivered to your corner store by diesel truck, that's kind of a problem.

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