The #FoodforChange campaign and Indaco, a spin-off of the University of Siena, Italy, show that an unhealthy diet, based on processed foods and animal protein from industrial farms, can be compared to a diet based on products from Slow Food Presidia and other sustainable production chains, and that the latter has significant environmental, social, and economic benefits.
Slow Fish Caribe is a project funded by the European Union and implemented in the Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia, and Santa Catalina, where the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve is located, and on the Mexican coast of Quintana Roo, where the Sian Ka’an and Banco Chichorro Biosphere Reserves can be found.
The Slow Food-CE project in Kecskemét has received the blessing and support of city officials. The declaration, recognizing of the project’s importance in tracking and promoting the region’s gastronomy, signals intentions to foster an active cooperation and promotion between the city’s administration and the project’s local partners.
Despite being banned by countries all around the world, including the EU, electric fishing is incredibly still practiced in a number of places around Europe. Dubious political decisions including a derogation of the EU’s ban, have contributed to what is a growing issue in Europe, and threatens to have severe consequences for the environment and the fishing industry.