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Landmark event shows how eating more plants can save the planet

Landmark event shows how eating more plants can save the planet

Press Releases   •   Nov 26, 2018 19:29 GMT

Compassion in World Farming (CIWF) patrons Joanna Lumley OBE and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, have teamed up for what’s thought to be the UK’s first ever major vegan banquet at an event hosted by Women in Advertising and Communications in London (WACL) at the Savoy Hotel. CIWF CEO, Philip Lymbery, spoke at the event about the urgent need to move to more sustainable diets with less meat and dairy.

Eat less meat or you’ll destroy the planet, warn international experts in new  book

Eat less meat or you’ll destroy the planet, warn international experts in new book

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 11:32 BST

If we don’t take urgent action by eating less meat, we’ll destroy the planet – that’s the stark warning from the world’s leading experts in ecology, conservation, health, agriculture and animal welfare in a powerful new book.

Can brain training techniques help improve mental health and well-being in later life?

Can brain training techniques help improve mental health and well-being in later life?

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2018 09:30 BST

Can keeping your brain active help improve your mental health and well-being in later life? That’s the question being asked at a workshop held at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in Toulouse on 12th July where delegates can try out some of the mental training techniques being trialled as part of the EU-funded Silver Santé Study.

African penguins face extinction within 15 years, warn campaigners on World Penguin Day

African penguins face extinction within 15 years, warn campaigners on World Penguin Day

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2018 00:01 BST

African penguins may face extinction in the next 15 years if we don’t stop plundering their food to fuel factory farming, warns Compassion in World Farming on World Penguin Day (Wed 25th April, 2018).

Bioeconomy Innovation needs Researchers to Communicate

Bioeconomy Innovation needs Researchers to Communicate

Press Releases   •   Feb 28, 2018 00:01 GMT

The BeBizBlueprint report from the EU funded CommBeBiz project calls for researchers to become Ambassadors for and champions of the Bioeconomy and a more sustainable world

Antimicrobial resistance research captured in a winning image

Antimicrobial resistance research captured in a winning image

Press Releases   •   Feb 21, 2018 14:29 GMT

The winning image titled ‘It’s what’s inside that counts’ of CommBeBiz’s 2018 Photo Competition depicts the potential of the human microbiome to fight antimicrobial resistance

Farmageddon in Pictures: A ‘bite-sized’ guide to how our food choices are damaging the planet and what you can do to help

Farmageddon in Pictures: A ‘bite-sized’ guide to how our food choices are damaging the planet and what you can do to help

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2018 10:44 GMT

Farmageddon in Pictures sets out clearly and simply the fascinating yet terrifying worldwide investigation by best-selling author and Compassion in World Farming CEO Philip Lymbery. He takes readers across the world – from the UK, Europe, and the USA, to China, Argentina, Peru and Mexico – to reveal some of the food industry’s best kept secrets.

New paperback reveals how world’s most iconic wildlife species are pushed to extinction by demand for cheap meat

New paperback reveals how world’s most iconic wildlife species are pushed to extinction by demand for cheap meat

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2018 15:14 GMT

New paperback, Dead Zone: Where the Wild Things Were, takes readers on a tour of some of the world’s most iconic species to expose how cheap meat is a key factor in pushing them to the brink of extinction.

CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Impact Conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities

CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Impact Conference on Smart and Sustainable Cities

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2018 11:39 GMT

CommBeBiz’s Bioeconomy Impact 2018 Conference taking place in Budapest, a city at the forefront of developing and delivering smart and sustainable urban solutions, will bring together Europe’s most analytical minds to discuss and connect on Bioeconomy innovation and how it can contribute to the delivery of Smart and Sustainable Cities.

CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Impact 2018, The Bioeconomy Driving Smart & Sustainable Cities - Registration now open

CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Impact 2018, The Bioeconomy Driving Smart & Sustainable Cities - Registration now open

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 13:56 GMT

Registration is now open to attend the CommBeBiz Bioeconomy Impact Conference on Smart & Sustainable Cities. The Bioeconomy Impact 2018 Conference which takes place in Budapest, a city at the forefront of developing & delivering smart & sustainable urban solutions, will bring together Europe’s most analytical minds to discuss & connect on the important topics of the Bioeconomy and Smart Cities.

Videos of landmark Extinction  and Livestock Conference  now available to view online

Videos of landmark Extinction and Livestock Conference now available to view online

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2017 10:17 GMT

Videos of the landmark Extinction & Livestock Conference – the world’s first event to explore the impact of livestock production on the future of life on Earth – are available to view via the conference website from today.

We must all eat less meat and more plants to save the future of humankind

We must all eat less meat and more plants to save the future of humankind

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 13:10 BST

​Current demand for meat is unsustainable and we must all eat less of it to safeguard the future of life on Earth, a landmark conference has heard.

UN Convention needed to save planet,  warns CEO behind landmark conference

UN Convention needed to save planet, warns CEO behind landmark conference

Press Releases   •   Oct 05, 2017 00:01 BST

In his keynote speech at the international Extinction & Livestock Conference, Compassion in World Farming CEO Philip Lymbery will today (Thursday 5th October) warn that there will be catastrophic impacts for life on earth unless there’s a global move away from intensive farming.

World experts gather for  landmark conference to save  the future of life on Earth

World experts gather for landmark conference to save the future of life on Earth

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2017 10:44 BST

Some of the world’s greatest thinkers on food, farming, the environment, animals and conservation will gather in London tomorrow for the start of the world’s first ever conference to tackle the impact of livestock production on the future of life on Earth

Joanna Lumley to be among first in UK to taste juicy new burger at landmark food innovation event

Joanna Lumley to be among first in UK to taste juicy new burger at landmark food innovation event

Press Releases   •   Sep 29, 2017 11:13 BST

Actress Joanna Lumley will be among the first people in the UK to taste an innovative new burger when it is served for the first time at a UK public event – the landmark international Extinction & Livestock Conference.

“The future of food is not safe in the hands of agribusiness companies,” says award-winning writer and food activist

“The future of food is not safe in the hands of agribusiness companies,” says award-winning writer and food activist

Press Releases   •   Aug 27, 2017 12:57 BST

Our ability to provide sustainable food for future generations is not safe in the hands of agribusiness companies, according to award-winning writer and food activist Professor Raj Patel.

World Elephant Day warning – our  daily food choices are pushing  elephants to extinction

World Elephant Day warning – our daily food choices are pushing elephants to extinction

Press Releases   •   Aug 11, 2017 14:30 BST

It’s widely known that elephants are at threat from poachers and the ivory trade, but most people are unaware that their own daily food choices may also be driving elephants and other wild animals to extinction.

New report on pollution caused by meat production in the US highlights urgent need for action

New report on pollution caused by meat production in the US highlights urgent need for action

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2017 12:07 BST

A new report into pollution caused by the livestock industry highlights the need to bring together diverse interests to work together to find solutions before it’s too late, say the organisers of a landmark food and farming conference being held to identify solutions to the problem.

European citizens back key aims of landmark conference to transform global food and farming systems, according to new report

European citizens back key aims of landmark conference to transform global food and farming systems, according to new report

Press Releases   •   Jul 07, 2017 14:37 BST

European citizens fully support the aims of a landmark conference being held to transform our global food and farming systems, according to the results of an EC consultation presented at a conference today.

​Europe-wide competition launched to ‘capture bioeconomy research in a snapshot’