Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Asia

Better Nature awarded £350k for development of all-natural plant-based fish

Launched in 2020, UK-based food tech company, Better Nature, has been awarded a £350,000 grant through the UK's innovation agency, Innovate UK. The money...

Dog meat trader jailed in landmark case

In the country’s first-ever dog meat prosecution, an Indonesian court in Kulon Progo has sentenced a dog meat trader to a 10-month jail term....

Why Yemen’s civil war is also an environmental one

A Yemeni local reflects on the ongoing civil war and its consequences on Yemen’s environment and climate change as a whole. The abundance of food...

Why Tibet’s occupation by China afflicts both human rights and climate change

A Tibetan explains how the plateau faces human rights violations and environmental crises due to China’s illegal occupation. Security, food, and freedom of expression are...

India’s biomedical waste increased by 17% last year due to Covid-19

Biomedical waste in India caused by Covid-19 is worsening the country’s climate and the daily lives of its citizens. Just take one look around you...

Using AI to reduce seed processing and improve plant-based food sources

Israeli startup Equinom is working towards improving the source of the plant-based diet, and it all starts from the seed. “My mission on this planet...

Being the only carbon-negative country is a matter of pride for Bhutan’s people

Bhutan’s eco-friendly policies and Gross National Happiness index help make it the only carbon negative country in the world. It’s no secret that carbon dioxide...

The eco-friendly electric bike kits taking on Gujarat’s streets

Students from the Gujarat Technical University have invented electric and battery-operated motorbike kits that are both cost-efficient and eco-conscious. The impact of the travelling industry...

Dealing with the aftermath of the Simlipal forest fires in India

Ghasiram Panda, a forest researcher, explains the causes and impact of the Simlipal forest fires in Odisha, and how to move forward. According to the...

Mouthfeel and texture the big challenges for Asia’s plant-based industry

As meatless diets grow in Asia, ingredient manufacturers are looking to innovate to fulfil the desired mouthfeel and texture in plant-based products. Mouthfeel is crucial...

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