Food & Drink

McDonald’s Norway is trialling vegan nuggets

What’s Going On Here? Fast food giants, McDonalds, have announced that they are trialling Vegan Nuggets, (sorry, McNuggets) across restaurants in Norway. Do People Want To Eat Vegan Nuggets? If the reaction is anything similar to the vegan sausage roll that Greggs launched for Veganuary in then yes. A third of British people have now stopped or reduced their meat eating, according to the supermarket Waitrose.…

New Zealand Make MOOves On Farm Emissions

What’s Going On Here? A New Zealand climate change group has been tasked with working out how its country’s farmers should pay for their emissions. The move comes as the government aims to cut the release of agricultural gases in a bid to make New Zealand a zero carbon economy by 2050. What Does This Mean? The likely solution will be a…

Sustainable Beer is Tastier Beer

The Future of Sustainable Beer? Here at curious.earth Towers we like beer. Not too much beer. Just a bit of beer now and then. We want to share with you something beer-related that we’re interested in. That thing is genetically engineered yeast. Let us explain. Beer needs hops. And hops need loads of water, which for the eco-conscious is – ironically –…

First Fishing Footprint Mapped

What’s Going On Here? Across the globe, researchers have created the first automated snapshot of industrial fishing’s environmental impacts by tracking the movements of fishing vessels using emergency beacons on ships. And the impacts are BIIIG — bigger than scientists thought, according to a new study. What Does This Mean? Too much fishing that’s what, with 55% of the oceans being used for…