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Featuring news and analysis from people actively involved in producing food and shaping policy, each issue focuses on a specific topic and actively seeks to challenge accepted opinion and spark constructive debate.
What people have said about Food Ethics:
"Cutting-edge analysis that prompts real debate." Zac Goldsmith, Director of The Ecologist.
"...a welcome forum for a debate we urgently need to have." Professor Peter Singer, author of Eating.
"Provocative and practical... packed with critical insight." Joanna Blythman, author of Shopped and Bad Food Britain.
The latest issue of Food Ethics and the articles it contains are only available to subscribers. All the back issues of the magazine are, however, available free of charge upon registration.
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Food Ethics - Winter '09
As negotiators gather in Copenhagen to hammer out a deal on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, farming is in the spotlight as never before.
In the latest edition of the Food Ethics magazine, contributors assess the effects of climate change on agriculture, and analyse how agriculture affects global warming.
We are making this magazine freely available to coincide with the Copenhagen conference. To download this edition, please click on the link below. To receive future editions and support the magazine, please subscribe.
Food Ethics - Summer '09
Every man, woman and child in the UK eats an average 40kg of sugar per year, and global sugar production is 165 million tonnes per year and rising. What kind of damage is this level of consumption doing to our health and the environment? Who wins and loses from our sweet tooth? And if we cut down, or even quit, who would be hardest hit – big business or small farmers? These are just some of the issues tackled in the Food Ethics Council’s latest magazine ‘Sugar: a bitter pill?’
Food Ethics - Autumn '09
Wasting food is costly, damages the environment and, in a world where a billion people are hungry, deeply unfair. But is simply cutting food waste enough to tackle these problems?
Writing in our magazine, experts in waste management and redistribution, recycling and redesign analyse the problems associated with food waste, and offer creative and workable solutions.
They find that:
Food Ethics - Spring '09
Across the world more than one billion people rely on fish for their food and livelihoods. With 75% of fish stocks fully- or over-exploited and predictions of global fisheries collapsing by 2048, urgent action must be taken to secure our marine resources. The latest edition of Food Ethics magazine takes a close look at the state of our seas.
Our contributors reveal that while the problems we face are critical, they are reversible. Initiatives by governments, NGOs, the retail sector and fishing communities are all making a difference around the world.