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Benefits of native and endemic plant species
Jan 12 2022

Benefits of native and endemic plant species

Native plant species are plants that are found naturally and historically within a certain region. Endemic plants are native plants with the added factor of not being found anywhere else except that particular region. Both native and endemic plants are specifically adapted to the conditions of the area they are found in whether it be extremely…

Land use in the meat industry
Jan 12 2022

Land use in the meat industry

  -According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, deforestation is of concern because it is being carried out in order to develop farmland for livestock production and to cultivate crops for animal feed. On average about 4 million hectares of forest were felled annually in the Amazon of South America between 2001…

Water use in the Food Industry
Jan 12 2022

Water use in the Food Industry

  -Even the most environmentally damaging plant milk type (almond) is better for the planet than dairy milk. More info   -Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME) claim that water requirements to meet food demand in 2050 could reach between 10-13.5tn cubic metres per year – about triple the current amount used annually by humans. Meat…

GHG emissions related to different forms of travel
Jan 12 2022

GHG emissions related to different forms of travel

Transport as a whole releases a large amount of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, particularly carbon dioxide. Presently, these GHG emissions account for 1/5 of the global carbon dioxide emissions. More info. Despite this large proportion of carbon emissions being associated with transport, making informed decisions on the forms of travel we use should help mitigate some…

GHG Emissions in the Food Industry
Jan 12 2022

GHG Emissions in the Food Industry

  -One kilogram (kg) of beef results in 60 kg of GHG emissions—nearly 2.5 times that of the closest food type, lamb and mutton. In contrast, the same weight of apples produce less than one kilogram of GHG emissions. On average, emissions from plant-based foods are 10 to 50 times lower than animal-based types. More info   -The average…

Energy efficiency differences between laptop and desktop PCs
Jan 12 2022

Energy efficiency differences between laptop and desktop PCs

Laptops have been documented to generally use less energy than desktop computers. This can be explained by the fact that laptops can run off battery power while desktops need to be plugged in to function. Due to the ability to run on battery power, laptops spend less time plugged and mainly need to be plugged…

Money Conference 2021: Sustainability & Investments: Opportunities & Challenges for Businesses and Investors
Dec 9 2021

Money Conference 2021: Sustainability & Investments: Opportunities & Challenges for Businesses and Investors

  The Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Cyprus Russian Business Association and Top Kinisis are pleased to announce the 4th Money Conference: Sustainability & Investments: Opportunities & Challenges for Businesses and Investors which will take place on Friday the 10th of December 2021 at the Hilton Nicosia Hotel. The ‘Money Conference’ series of…

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