Activity report 2015

You can now read our report on the activities we carried out throughout 2015. We did loads! Memoria de actividades 2015 (Spanish, PDF, 4.12MB) Huge thanks to all the people and organisations who made it possible.

‘Food miles’ report

This report is a summary of the study 'Estimación del impacto ambiental de la importación de alimentos en el Estado Español, años 1995 y 2007' ('Estimated environmental impact of importing food in Spain, 1995-2007'). It was carried out by the Agroecology and Ecological Economics research group of the Applied Economics department at the University of Vigo, and the Regional Analysis: Andalusian Economy (AREA) research group of the Applied Economics II department at the University of Read more...

Food sovereignty in school and public-sector dining halls

In recent years, our food sovereignty (the right to decide what we produce, what we eat) has been infringed. We have been gradually losing the capacity to decide and also the capacity to demand a suitable diet. One example of this is that, in towns and cities, we've become used to shopping in large supermarkets and, slowly but surely, they've been changing our eating habits. And behind this aggressive model and the change in eating and consumption patterns, we find the large food Read more...

A low-consumption world

We now consumer 50 per cent more natural resources than 30 years ago. Yes, there are more people, but our consumption has also increased. We can't ignore that natural resources are Earth's foundation and our only form of support. Many of our activities require the use of one resource or another. But, is it normal that we carry on consuming at the same rate, knowing the limited capacity of our planet? Just so that you get an idea of the unnecessary waste: to make the bottles of water Read more...

Measuring resource usage

Natural resources are the foundation of life, making them also the foundation of the economy and human society. We exist thanks to the: In short, we have an intimate, dependent relationship with nature, our surroundings and the environment. In industrial societies, progress is increasingly associated with the consumption of resources and materials, and often the use of more efficient or intensive technologies. At the same time, the world's population continues to increase Read more...
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