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06/16/2021 Ecology

A Thirst for Avocados

The sustainability of avocados is a hotly debated topic. Above all, they are repeatedly criticised for their water footprint. But what about the avocados from gebana? Let’s take a closer look at how they’re cultivated in Peru.

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08/17/2020 Ecology

A closer look at ships

How environmentally damaging are container ships? It’s not a simple question. With the help of professionals in Schaffhausen, we’ve found a clear answer: they cause less damage than the cultivation of food that is transported by ship.

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07/01/2020 Production Ecology

Good Avocado, Bad Avocado

The avocado has gone through many phases, from world-saving fruit to mass-produced food to a terrible evil that should never be bought again. But is it really so? Let’s take a look at the facts.

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11/15/2019 Production Ecology

Seasonal Around the Globe

Those who care about the environment usually strive to eat seasonal fruits and vegetables, grown outdoors and harvested when ripe. But when is that exactly, and how big of an impact does transport have? A closer look reveals unexpected answers.

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