Could food education save the world?

There's something about a recent studyย published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior that got me thinking. Thinking big. Their research suggests that cooking skills developed as a young adult are likely to haveย long-term benefits for their future health, nutrition and wellbeing. But what if it isn't just their own health that learning how … Continue reading Could food education save the world?

Plastics are bad. But what’s the alternative?

The media is bursting with the sudden, violent hype around reducing our reliance on plastics and switching to 'eco-friendly' substitutes. But what exactly are we going to replace it with? And does that simply push our consumption issues elsewhere? More haste, less speed Companies are under huge pressure to reduce their plastic packaging and replace … Continue reading Plastics are bad. But what’s the alternative?

Natural capital: what’s in it for biodiversity?

On the 12th April 2016, ZSL hosted a panel discussion on the controversial subject of Natural Capital. We heard from three individuals, chaired by Jonathan Porritt, all of different mindset toward the subject. The debate was powerful and captured new lines of thinking that hadnโ€™t been drawn out in the multitude of previous debates. This … Continue reading Natural capital: what’s in it for biodiversity?