Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. Marine life at risk of extinction
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-05-06 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
dead fish by climate change
Illustration by Radioimmaginaria

Good news: lab-grown meat more sustainable than normal one

According to a study, meat and insects created in the laboratory would be much more sustainable and healthier than those found in nature. As they say in this BBC article, eating meat that is artificially produced would help the environment because the amount of water used and CO2 emissions are reduced, and a lot of land is freed from livestock and food crops for animals, and returned to nature.

Now only one problem remains: would you ever eat artificial meat?
seagull on fire with lots of planets because of pollution
Illustration by Radioimmaginaria

Bad news: marine life at risk of extinction

Global warming has an impact not only on the seasons, which as we see are literally doing whatever they want, but also on the life of the oceans. In particular, it will cause such drastic changes that marine life is in danger of being completely extinct in a mass extinction last seen 250 million years ago. If you want to know more, read this article by The Guardian!