The world’s freest economy? Just take a look at Hong Kong’s supermarkets, utility firms or taxis!
“Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world”
Conscious consumerism is a lie. Here’s a better way to help save the world
“Next week, the first chimpanzee in the world who has been released from captivity in a zoo through a human legal instrument, Habeas Corpus, will arrive at Guarulhos airport, in São Paulo, from Mendoza, Argentina.
Cecília, who is the only survivor of a group of four chimpanzees who lived in the Mendoza Zoo, Argentina, already has a reserved space in the Great Primates Sanctuary of Sorocaba, affiliated to the GAP Project, where she must live the rest of her days, with the company of other 50 chimpanzees.”
Efficient farming methods are necessary to feed an increasing world population. Many people think this requires extensive use of pesticides, which is detrimental to human health and the environment. This paper challenges such an assumption.
Plastic everywhere, even in the food we eat.
“Gates admitted that the private sector is too selfish and inefficient to do the work on its own, and that mitigating climate change would be impossible without the help of government research and development.”
Research about how buying healthy food but might make some people more likely to buy some unhealthy ones.
Much of our produce is relatively low in phytonutrients — compounds that may reduce the risk of many diseases.
“Compared with other recreational drugs — including alcohol — marijuana may be even safer than previously thought. And researchers may be systematically underestimating risks associated with alcohol use.”