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Sustainability means “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. This really reflects the inextricable link between human health and planetary health. A sustainable food system is needed to support human health for a growing world population and to ensure positive impacts on the environmental, economic and social systems that surround food. Sustainable food systems must include the development of sustainable agricultural practices, development of more equitable food distribution systems, evolution towards sustainable diets and reduction of  food waste throughout the system. The Sustainability Portal is dedicated to provide basic concepts of different areas where support to sustainable actions can make a difference for humans and the planet.

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Understanding Sustainable Diets

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Plant Protein to Power the Planet

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Plant-Based Diet

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The EAT-Lancet Commission Summary Report

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Ending 'THROW AWAY' Food Culture. Looking at Food Loss and Waste and How we can Prevent it

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A Plant Powered Diet for Optimal Health: Sharon Palmer

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New definition and guiding principles for Sustainable Healthy Diets

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Private Sector Role towards a Sustainable and Healthy Food System: Karen Cooper

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Unlocking the Power of Food for a Sustainable and Healthy Food System: Petra Klassen

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Tackling Food Loss and Waste across the Food System: Karen Cooper

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Interview with Pascal Müller: What are the implications of a vegan diet in young children?

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Nutrition in the Bin: A Nutritional and Environmental Assessment of Food Wasted in the UK

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Can Healthy Food Save the Planet?: EAT Lancet Commission

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Protein: The Facts

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Global Diets are Converging, with Benefits and Problems

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Health and Nutritional Aspects of Sustainable Diet Strategies

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Making Packaging Sustainable: What's the Importance?

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Explaining the Circular Economy and How Society Can Re-think Progress: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

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How can we prevent quadruple the amount of plastic in oceans by 2040? | Circular Economy for Plastic: Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Agriculture >
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The Soil Story narrated by Larry Kopald: Presented by Kiss the Ground

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Rapid Sustainable Agricultural Growth: Agnes Kalibata

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The Greenhouse Lullaby: Centre on Climate Change & Planetary Health

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Anthropogenic Climate Change: Curse or Opportunity: Thomas Stocker Watch Video

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Climate change is hurting children's diets, global study finds

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Water Scarcity and Food Security in Rain Fed Areas: Challenges and Opportunities: David Bergvinson

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Where is Water? - The Water Rooms #2, UNESCO WWAP