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 .
OK… a UK Government strategy for sustainable food and farming would not solve everything. But it would be a useful start.
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.
Global food supplies are facing crisis conditions as climate change, population growth and diminishing resources contribute to catastrophic outcomes for many parts of the world.
Three men were arrested in October in London for stealing food that was destined for landfill from a supermarket bin. Crown Prosecution Service claims there is ‘significant public interest’ in prosecuting the men, and are considering pursuing a case.