Kierra Box, campaigner at Friends of the Earth, said: “Making sure there is enough healthy, sustainably produced food for everyone is a positive aim in this Bill, but technology is not a magic bullet. Future food productivity will rely on protecting and restoring natural services such as pollination and soil health.
A mega-farm proposed at Limavady will produce 1.3 million tonnes of pig slurry every year. This has dire implications for the environment of Northern Ireland, as well as animal welfare.
KALE YEAH! rewards students with a free meal for every 6 veggie or vegan meals purchased in university cafes.
EU environmental regulations must also be maintained and strengthened, says Friends of the Earth
As ban on British beef is lifted, protection from US hormone treated beef must remain – says Friends of the Earth
The push for more intensive agriculture to feed a growing global population risks ecological “boom and bust” according to four of the country’s leading ecologists, writing for Friends of the Earth’s Big Ideas Change the World project .
By 2030 Europe could require an area of land and forest three times the size of the UK to meet our bioenergy demands, new research published by Friends of the Earth Europe today (Wednesday 28 May 2014) has revealed.