Agriculture has a large water footprint, and some foods take a lot more water to produce than others. How do your favorite foods and drinks stack up?
We know that there are many dangerous uses and real misuses of water. Food & Water Watch reports that there is a hidden groundwater crisis and our groundwater resources are disappearing [ … ]
Our Green Dude Segment was with Green Dude Antonio, who is a water purification expert with Pur2o. I’m always surprised by how much I actually don’t know and probably don’t want to know! Anyway, that segment inspired this post about water and water conservation.
Next time you’re deciding what to drink, you might want to consider how your beverage’s choice could impact your food choices.
Which of the two political parties supports food policies that favor healthy food? Sustainable resource use? A robust agricultural economy? And, who will protect the poor from food crisis?
We don’t have much love for giant food corporation Nestlé around here. From promoting formula over breast milk in developing countries to infringing on water rights, Nestlé doesn’t exactly scream sustainability. That’s why it was pretty shocking to read that Hans Jöhr, corporate head of sustainable agriculture at Nestlé said that we don’t need GMOs to feed the world.
Water is important, we all know that. But what you may not know is the falsity of many claims about water and a few common myths that you may not be aware of!
There’s nothing like an infographic to put an environmental issue in perspective. This one highlights the world’s water crisis and concerns of supply and survivability.
Today is officially World Water Day 2012. Eat Drink Better and the Important Media network have decided to participate by providing written works on water issues around the world. Find [ … ]
If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you’re pretty conscious of your water footprint already, and this graphic puts the numbers behind that idea into perspective.
As of this month, over 194 million people are suffering through droughts worldwide.
Dr. Bob Sandor of Lab Analytical Balance used a moisture analyzer to determine the water content of 100% juice (not drinks) from various fruits and vegetables, and he’s kindly shared the results in a handy infographic that shows the water, sugar, and calorie contents of different juices.
If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you know the importance of eating well and of trying to eat local and organic foods. However, if you’re washing those healthy foods down with unhealthy or unsustainable beverages, does it cancel out your sustainable food choices?