Coffee pod conundrum: How green is your coffee? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

By Jessica Haynes PHOTO: Serving the perfect cup of coffee has become a big business in Australia Coffee snobs, you might not like what you’re about to read. The former boss of Nespresso says coffee pods are killing the environment. So how does your coffee stack up on the environmental scale? Earlier this year the

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South Downs pre-Roman ‘farming collective’ discovered | Ancientfoods

By Ancientfoods The area surveyed included Lamb Lea scheduled monument, the land within the red line between Hampshire and the Arun river valley   Evidence of a prehistoric “farming collective” has been discovered after aerial laser scanning was carried out in the South Downs National Park. Large-scale farming from before the Roman invasion suggests a

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Tagging the Lambs 2016

By TheSoloShepherdess Yesterday, the hottest day of the week, I chose to tag all the lambs. They were all reasonably cooperative when it came to getting them in and waited patiently for me to sort everything out which I would need to use. The wether lambs are almost always destined for market or slaughter and so,

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British wildlife in ‘crisis’ as 120 species face risk of extinction due to intensive farming – Wildlife in the Media

By Hannah Jennifer Norris A large number of wildlife in Britain are facing an uncertain future as over 120 species are at risk of extinction due to intensive farming. Sir David Attenborough has voiced his sadness in the The State of Nature 2016 Report, where statistics have lead to the conclusion of at least 600 species

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