Sustainable Food

06. 03. 2016
The wondrous world of palm oil is never far from my mind. After nearly two years of intensive engagement in seeking to reconcile conflicting views about the thorny issues surrounding deforestation, every new announcement from the front line in South East Asia instantly grabs my...
Sustainable Food
15. 12. 2015
Today (Tuesday 15th December) in London, we’ll be launching our Report on High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests, and the role of the palm oil industry in helping both to identify them and then to protect them. It’s a bit of a blockbuster, made up of three different...
Sustainable Food
14. 11. 2015
Global food security is all about sourcing enough protein, on a genuinely sustainable basis, for a population in excess of nine billion people in the second half of this century. There’s now an increasingly lively debate about the balance between protein from plants,...
Sustainable Food
20. 08. 2015
I’m just back from Gabon and Liberia – first time I’ve ever been in these countries. I was there to understand better what the idea of ‘sustainable palm oil’ might mean in that part of the world, and came away both excited at the potential for both...
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24. 07. 2015
On David Attenborough’s 89th birthday this May, he somehow found himself in conversation with Barack Obama. And a rather strange conversation it was too, with the President of the United States somehow more in awe of David Attenborough than the other way round! For an old...
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