External Library

Here are some good resources from other researchers, experts, and organisations that we find useful, and thought you might too.

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🌏 environment  |  🐾 conservation  |  🍎 nutrition  |  💚 health  |  🏃🏻‍♂️ movement

A Safe Operating Space for New Zealand / Aotearoa

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Translating the planetary boundaries framework for New Zealand to inform government approaches to environmental stewardship, well-being and economic development; December 2020

Australian Beef & Deforestation Corporate Scorecard

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There are close links between deforestation and beef production. This report ranks companies on deforestation-free beef policies and implementation activities.

Banking on Climate Chaos

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This report analyses fossil fuel financing from the world's 60 largest commercial and investment banks - aggregating their leading roles in funding and underwriting of debt and equity issuances - and finds that these banks poured a total of $3.8 trillion into fossil fuels from 2016-2020.

Beyond Zero Emissions

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Land use: Agriculture and forestry discussion paper. Outlining research showing how GHG emissions from land use can be reduced to zero net emissions.

The BROAD Study

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A randomised control trial using a whole food plant-based diet in the community for obesity, ischaemic heart disease or diabetes.

Eating and Activity Guidelines New Zealand

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Providing population health advice on healthy eating and being physically active, updated 2020 to include advice for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

EcoFood Guide

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Important facts about how food choices impact the environment, plus recipes, tips and further resources.

Emissions Gap Report 2019

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A UN Environment Program report comparing where GHG emissions are heading against where they need to be, and the best ways to close that gap.

Environment Aotearoa 2019

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A three-yearly report on the state of the environment in New Zealand, produced by the Ministry for the Environment and Stats NZ.

The Future of Food; Our Deadly Nitrogen Addiction

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Dr Mike Joy's presentation slides on what we must do to feed a burgeoning population within our planetary boundaries.

The Green Protein Report

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Meeting New Zealand's climate change targets by 2030 through reduced reliance on animal agriculture. 

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report 2021

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The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report 2021:  Regional Fact Sheet - Australasia

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This regional fact sheet constitutes an entry point for regionalised information in the AR6 Working Group I report, fully traceable to the Chapters, the Technical Summary and the Interactive Atlas.

More Active People for A Healthier World

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A global action plan by World Health Organisation to promote physical activity, 2018 to 2030.

PCRM Vegan Starter Kit

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The Physicians Committee For Responsible Medicine's popular introduction to a plant-based diet.

Plant-Based Diets

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WWF's summary report 'Bending the Curve: The Restorative Power of a Planet-Based Diet'. Outlining dietary shifts which can benefit human and planetary health.

Plant-Based Eating and Cardiometabolic Health

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An Alpro foundation 2020 summary paper regarding the science supporting plant-based eating for cardiometabolic health.

Plant-Based Eating for the Planet

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Alpro Foundation resource focusing on the needed dietary shift towards more plant-based products to improve human and planetary health.

Plant-Based Micronutrients Infographic

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A downloadable infographic focusing on the nutrients to pay a little more attention to when eating plant-based.

Plant-Based Nutrition and Health

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Doctors For Nutrition have designed a range of educational and practical resources with input from medical experts and dietitians.

The Risks to Australia of A 3°C Warmer World

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The report focuses on the consequences of 3°C of global warming in the absence of greater mitigation strategies for four areas of importance to Australia’s future: our ecosystems, food production, cities and towns, and health and wellbeing.

State of The Climate 2018

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The fifth biennial report from the Bureau of Meteorology and CSIRO, drawing on the latest monitoring, science and projection modelling.

Takeout

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Based on the documentary of the same name, this booklet tackles the facts and stories about the burning Amazon that traditional media outlets don't cover.

WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour 2020

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Providing evidence-based public health recommendations on the amount of physical activity required to offer significant health benefits and mitigate health risks.

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