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by 416 · about 22 hours ago

I'm not talking about meat eventually running out. I'm talking about high quality meat being available and sustainable in the long run. I'm thinking about all of the people in the world that eat meat.... Multiplying that times the amount if food... (more)

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iffer 0 · October 23, 2013 at 8:02 PM

For the current human population? No. For the ideal sustainable human population? Absolutely.

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by 95 · about 22 hours ago

It???s not a question. I just wanted to let people know that at... (more)

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by 1663 · about 22 hours ago

Hey ya'll, I'm looking at sustainable/eco-friendly clothing options. Ideally, I want to do a purge of all my useless stuff, give it away to the Salvation Army, and then slowly accumulate higher quality, comfier, better wicking clothing, that's... (more)

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karstyl 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

Soy is an industrial monocrop. It is one of the plants that they destroyed the prairie to grow. Even organic is intensive and requires a lot of soil disruption. These types of crops remove topsoil, they don't build it. My favorite materials are... (more)

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by 592 · about 23 hours ago

I'm in college and usually I (try to) avoid dining hall meat, but tonight they're serving plain cod cooked with butter and lemon juice. Do I need to worry about how the fish was sourced (more from a health standpoint than an ecological standpoint,... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · October 23, 2012 at 9:34 PM

With cod it does matter how they're caught, with trawl methods being bad and other methods being good. My go-to site for seafood is the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. Here's the page for cod. (more)

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by 9402 · about 23 hours ago

I read Lierre Keith's book Vegetarian Myth about a year ago (great book!). For those who haven't read it, she responds to the argument that real food (i.e., not vegetarian) for all is unsustainable by saying maybe yes, but growing grain is also... (more)

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miked_2 0 · June 21, 2012 at 3:07 AM

Well, I just read this a while ago: back before we killed off all the bison in America, there were more bison living off of the natural grass than there are cows now living off the grain. So if we just let all the midwest farmland go back to... (more)

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by 98 · October 23, 2014 at 4:13 AM

A recent NYT article has reported that another milestone for in-vitro meat has been accomplished. For the first time, lab grown meat has been... (more)

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Christina_13 0 · August 06, 2013 at 4:23 AM

Even non-profits such as Farm Forward and others that oppose factory farming seem to view this as a step in the right direction. I am very against factory farming, but I think this is terrible! We are moving farther and farther from nature, and... (more)

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by 18 · October 22, 2014 at 3:57 AM

I'll start off by saying I'm pretty noob to organic produce. I was thinking about signing up with a local CSA, but noticed they consider their farms as "sustainable agriculture" vs. organic. Does anyone know how much of a difference this would... (more)

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Lauren_31 0 · February 06, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Hi! I've done a lot of research on this topic. "Organic" is a government approved label and requires a government approved certifier inspect the farms, as with any government approved label you have to jump through a lot of hoops, and it can end... (more)

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by 193 · October 20, 2014 at 3:40 AM

I'm totally fine eating everything on the list! I'm sure many of you are as well, but my interest is in how you think we (Paleo eaters) can help foster a sustainable food culture outside of our own sphere of influence.... (more)

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ed_11 0 · August 01, 2012 at 10:39 AM

If anything, it sounds sort of terrifying. Just another set of compounds to be ground up, processed and chemically altered only to be reassembled into industrial pseudo food. And, like almost all prior attempts at the same thing, we'll be shocked... (more)

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by 3159 · October 20, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Possible Duplicate: Paleo vs Vegetarian: A question of optimal Health vs evolved compassion? I was a vegetarian a couple years ago, not for health but my heart goes out to the animal that would be consumed as a food source. My father and... (more)

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Dana_1 0 · March 19, 2011 at 4:06 PM

The vast majority of food plants (as opposed to herbs, which are also edible but eaten in small quantities) require full sun for cultivation. It follows that you must therefore clear land in order to grow them. This is particularly true for... (more)

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