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Where does our food come from? Get back to the origin of everything thanks to this category.

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How your choices can impact in the world? Walk into an ethical lifestyle and pick the best products!

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Discover the latest trends in ecotourism! If you've never tried it, you'll do it after reading this section.

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Take some short-term measures for short distances. Not everything has to be car and plane, right?

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Let's keep the garbage to a minimum so that general waste containers will pass into history soon.

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Which came first: citizens or institutions? An overview to find out if our leaders are aligned with societies.

Hello! My name is Eva and I'm a MSc Digital Marketing student at the University of the West of Scotland. This blog has been set up as a project for one of the modules of this postgraduate course, but also as a personal commitment to start acting more like I think and not the other way around. I come from Spain, where I 'used to be' a journalist, so I'll try my best to offer in-depth articles built on verified sources and to show as many sides of the stories as possible. What you cannot expect yet is a perfect English. I apologise and promise to improve over time. For the time being, I hope that The Green Beings help us to raise awareness and start making more sustainable decisions.

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EPISODE III: Three big lies that the food industry is telling us through advertising

EPISODE III: Three big lies that the food industry is telling us through advertising

This episode is all about what we see and hear on TV, newspapers, and on the Internet. We are told to eat healthy food, to exercise, to practise mindfulness and yoga. Is it that simple? Can the food industry and the states do something about it or are we, consumers, entirely accountable for our diseases and health problems? You may change your mind after reading what […]

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EPISODE II: Sugar and its relation with human health, slavery, and environmental damage

EPISODE II: Sugar and its relation with human health, slavery, and environmental damage

Apart from fighting against the lack of clarity on food and drinks labels, as seen in Episode I, VSF has many other ongoing campaigns. One of them is 25 gramos, whose name refers to the daily amount of sugar that a person should consume, as the WHO recommends. Instead, the average consumption is Spain is over four times higher, a piece of statistics that could easily […]

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EPISODE I: A story of food labelling and sugar told by Javier Guzmán from VSF

EPISODE I: A story of food labelling and sugar told by Javier Guzmán from VSF

VSF Justicia Alimentaria Global (Global Food Justice) is an association whose mission is to promote a fair development model for rural environments in pursuit of food sovereignty, as well as to raise awareness on solidarity among society. We have spoken to Javier Guzmán, director of VSF, about many issues related to the food industry that are directly affecting us from various perspectives: socially, economically, environmentally, and […]

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