‘How to use food waste for good’ published as part of the wonderful BBC Future Follow the Food series. We are stuck in a catch-22. Growing populations need more food, but we can’t afford to strip any more of the world’s resources to grow it. Have we been sitting on the solution all along?
Is swimming in cold water more likely to kill or cure you? There is a huge amount of anecdotal evidence on the benefits of cold water swimming â€“ but what do we really know about it? I spoke to Heather Massey, researcher at the University of Portsmouthâ€™s Extreme Environments research group (and seasoned open water swimmer) for The Observer.
The way we normally recycle plastics is a downward spiral of waste and degraded materials, but there is another option â€“ turning plastic back into the oil it was made from… Read more.