When it comes to palm oil, eco-labels might not work

When it comes to palm oil, eco-labels might not work

Most British consumers don’t recognise common eco-labels used for sustainable palm oil, a new study finds. But even when they do, they’re unlikely to go out of their way to buy eco-friendly products. The new Environmental Research Letters study suggests, therefore,...
Should we farm octopus?

Should we farm octopus?

We currently farm 550 aquatic species for food around the world, and octopus is about to become the newest addition to that list. But a concerned team of international researchers write that farming these cephalopods at industrial scales will dramatically intensify...
Extreme anti-GM opponents know the least about the science

Extreme anti-GM opponents know the least about the science

People who are the most vocally opposed to genetically modified foods are fuelled by the belief that they’re more informed about GM science than they actually are. These are the findings of recent Nature Human Behaviour study, which surveyed over 1000 people from the...

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