Our previous post focused on a study indicating climate change can lead to a net decline in African agricultural productivity – at least for five major food staples, with maize being the most important. The study also showed that it … Continue reading
Normally we think of droughts over South East Asia (i.e. Borneo) and north-eastern Australia (Queensland) associated with strong El Niño events. This for instance led to dramatic fires through the tropical rainforests of Borneo, during the last ‘Super El Niño’ … Continue reading
According to the UN next month the world’s 7 billionth human inhabitant will be born. We have a feeling it’s gonna be a girl and we hope her metabolism will show some similarity to that of a lab rat. If … Continue reading
If you ignore bonus doses of saturated fat, dioxins, hormones and antibiotics, animal protein can be very nutritious. Too bad ‘from October 31’ there will be 7 billion of us – and science shows that many people can’t all be … Continue reading
If you want to take a single green step, go from beef to chicken. If you want to take things a good step further and are really committed to tackling climate change, stopping deforestation and averting the protein crisis… go … Continue reading
Vegan and vegetarian lifestyles may not be mainstream, other plant protein trends are slowly becoming just that. Depending on definition a majority of people qualifies as a ‘flexitarian’, opting for alternatives to animal protein on a regular basis. Meanwhile industry … Continue reading
Men do not produce less testosterone as a result of eating soya proteins. American nutritionists came to this conclusion after doing a meta-analysis of other studies in which men had been given proteins derived from soya or soya-isoflavones.