No Netherlands without raised bogs – Anyone who tampers with a strict nitrogen policy will tamper with our history – Foodlog

No Netherlands without raised bogs Anyone who tampers with

We should opt for strict nitrogen standards, not least to make it possible to create new raised bogs. Because we owe a lot to this most important wild ecosystem that we know in the Netherlands. Nature conservation subjective choiceNature conservation is subjective. Why do we protect the lion and not the AIDS virus? Both are … Read more

Everyone’s access to good nutrition is a government job, says the American Heart Foundation – Foodlog

Everyones access to good nutrition is a government job says

In the week in which Alexander Rinnooy Kan, one of the most influential opinion leaders, in a contributed piece in the NRC advocates a (mild) neoliberal policy for public health in the Netherlands (“all parties must take their responsibility”), a medical institute in the United States, which is known for being conservative, calls it a … Read more

Landbouw en wereldwijde ongelijkheid – Groene Circulaire Meststoffen (6) – Foodlog

Landbouw en wereldwijde ongelijkheid Groene Circulaire Meststoffen 6

In de vijf voorgaande artikelen in deze serie zagen we dat er nog geen groene circulaire meststoffen (GCM’s) zijn die het hart sneller doen kloppen. Positief is de aandacht voor zuinig omgaan met grondstoffen en voor systemen en technieken die de efficiëntie van processen vergroten. Dankzij die aandacht is de uitstoot van broeikasgassen uit de … Read more

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while – In addition to the cookie crumb crisis due to the pandemic, climate change also plays a major role – Foodlog

Bakker Mike still has to work for a while

The corona crisis is leading to cracks in the food chain due to staff shortages and disruptions in the supply chain. But even if those are resolved, the food industry will continue to struggle with price hikes and shortages due to climate change, writes The Washington Post. The cookie crumb crisis of pie baker Mike … Read more

Eel are doing badly – Biologists advise zero catch, or catch ban for the first time in history – Foodlog

Eel are doing badly Biologists advise zero catch or

This nominal change in the wording of the ICES advice from “keep all anthropogenic effects as close to zero as possible” (ie including mortality from other causes) to “zero catches in all habitats” does not seem to make a significant difference. But it is nevertheless a historic step, because it makes it clear that from … Read more

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