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Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain formed a coalition, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, to improve sustainability -- but many advocates aren't buying it. To learn more about the organization's aims and the future of the beef industry, I spoke with its new executive director, Ruaraidh Petre.
In Canada, where the economy has slowed down and revenues have decreased due to the falling demand for oil, the government is going against the grain and is actually increasing spending on social programs.
The Union for Concerned Scientists suggests that four commodities, timber, soy, palm oil and beef, are responsible for the majority of deforestation worldwide.
This week, the release of what are known as the Panama Papers is showcasing how some of the world’s wealthiest and most corrupt leaders in business and government are, in their way, declaring an economic war on the world’s citizens. At first, the response was relatively ho-hum. But that's beginning to change.
The press made noise about a certain electric bicycle that Macri gave to Obama during their summit in Buenos Aires. So what was the fuss about?
Clean energy has caught on in Uruguay in recent years, and now estimates suggest renewables provide almost 95% of the country’s electricity.
San Martín de Los Andes is a fantastic place to start your journey in Argentina, whether your heading far south into Patagonia or up north towards Buenos Aires.
My two nights in Bariloche ended up stretched into four evenings as I had jammed packed days of boat cruises, hiking, horseback riding and cycling. Parque Municipal was a highlight!
Setting off on a long backpacking trip abroad will allow you to bring home lessons on living and working sustainably for when you eventually return home.
A company's soy footprint is about to be the next big thing to worry about after GHG emissions, water and palm oil.
Food and commodities giant ADM announced it will develop a no-deforestation policy in a move to source soy and palm oil more responsibly.
Mars Inc. has announced what it says is a more aggressive policy towards addressing deforestation within its beef, soy and paper supply chains.
Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible way.
Coke and Pepsi are each launching a stevia line - can they breathe life into the flagging soda market?
One can learn much about the current economy and culture in Uruguay by visiting the Expo Prado, the national fair ending on September 14.