13 Sep '17, 8am

How Food Waste Reduction Can Save Wildlife

How Food Waste Reduction Can Save Wildlife

When food is wasted, the resources that went into producing that food are also wasted. By Pete Pearson Biodiversity is a crucial marker of Earth’s environmental health. The more diverse and abundant life is on this planet, the more resilient our landscapes and cities are to disease, drought, storms and other threats. Human activity has numerous impacts on biodiversity, but none is more significant than food production. Everything we eat represents a sacrifice: a sacrifice of energy, water and often wildlife habitat to grow and produce our food. When food is wasted, everything that goes into growing and transporting food is wasted. That means reducing the amount of food we waste can save wildlife and their habitats. To help ensure we make the best, most efficient use of our natural resources, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has forged a diverse mix of alliances, including with Th...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/09/biologically-strategi...

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