Lab-grown meat: The future of food?

Rearing animals for human consumption and clearing land to grow their feed causes untold environmental damage. Mass-producing plant-based proteins could be equally unsustainable. New technologies are being developed to grow pork, beef and chicken-like tissue in the lab, but can output be upscaled enough to make a real difference?

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Seaweed: sustainable crop of the future?

Limited land resources mean that seaweed farming could play a part in satisfying our ever growing demand for food and animal feed. The industry in Europe is only in its infancy, but in Norway, researchers and seaweed farmers believe the country’s long coastline and clean, cold waters mean seaweed has the potential to be a significant and environmentally friendly industry.

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