7 Easy Ways to Cut Down on Meat in Your Diet

It’s common knowledge that meat has an outsized impact on the environment, but a new study finds that the consequences are even more dire than previously thought. The study, published by Nature Research in 2021, determined that meat is responsible for nearly 60% of all food-production-related greenhouse gas emissions, which is 2x more than plant-based … Read more

How to Participate in Veganuary 2022

Are you looking for a New Year’s Resolution that will be healthy for both you and the planet? Veganuary is here to support you in trying out a plant-based diet for the first 31 days of 2022, and maybe beyond. “I think that January is the perfect time to try vegan,” Veganuary U.S. Director Wendy … Read more

7 Essential Health Benefits of Vitamin C

Your body can’t make vitamin C, which is water-soluble and found in fruits and vegetables from kiwi to kale. However, vitamin C is linked to many health benefits and serves many roles in the body that you may find extraordinary. 1. It Helps Make Collagen Collagen gives your skin a youthful appearance, but it is … Read more

5 Science-Backed Benefits of Arugula

Arugula has some weird common names, such as salad rocket, garden rocket, roquette and colewort. The benefits of arugula are definitely better than those names, and don’t worry: it doesn’t taste like rocket fuel. Arugula is from the plant family Brassicaceae (the “mustard greens” family), and you’ll recognize its relatives as cabbage, collards and cauliflower. … Read more

How Behavioral Science Can Help Mitigate Food Waste

Melco Resorts and Entertainment recently announced that it cut plate waste in employee dining areas by 35 percent. In collaboration with the London School of Economics (LSE) Department of Psychological & Behavioural Science and food technology company Winnow, Melco used real-time food waste data to design strategic communications encouraging eaters to reduce waste. “Looking at … Read more

New Film Documents the Life of Artist and Farm-to-Table Pioneer Jim Denevan

A recent feature-length documentary, “Man In The Field: The Life and Art of Jim Denevan,” provides an intimate portrait of Jim Denevan, an American multimedia artist, chef, and farm-to-table pioneer. Directed by award-winning filmmaker and photographer Patrick Trefz, the film intertwines Denevan’s personal struggles and turbulent family dynamic with his artistic and culinary journey. The … Read more

Latin America Should Not be the ‘Backyard’ Where U.S. Plastic Waste Gets Dumped, Campaigners Say

Latin America does not want the U.S.’s plastic waste. As data shows that U.S. plastic exports to some countries in the region more than doubled during 2020, more than 70 organizations from around the world called for an end to this trade, and for the U.S. to manage its own waste. “Crossborder plastic waste trade … Read more

From Record Warmth to Rare Snowfall, the U.S. Is in for an Extreme Weather Christmas

For many parts of the U.S., it looks like it’s going to be a Christmas of extreme weather. While cities in the Pacific Northwest could see a rare white Christmas, parts of the south-central U.S. could break heat records. “Dallas, Houston, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma, Little Rock, Arkansas, and Memphis, Tennessee, all stand to … Read more