Looking for Research/Evidence on Food-Related Consumer Behaviours

Paul White Didcot February 23, 2009 10:01 AM
We have recently been commissioned to undertake a rapid review of literature on food-related behaviours for the Environmental Behaviours Unit at Defra in the UK. We are now compi…

Research or Information on Sustainable Methods of Dealing with European Fire Ants

Lisa Privett Dartmouth April 23, 2009 01:16 PM
Halifax Regional Municipality(HRM), which includes Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, has identified pockets of infestation by European Fire Ants. HRM has a municipal ban of resi…

Looking for Comunity Gardens Research

Arnica Rowan Kelowna April 25, 2009 02:13 PM
Hi! My name is Arnica and I'm a long-time member of this forum but never have posted before. I work for Okanagan College in BC, Canada. I've been doing the job of an interim …

Aquatic Invasive Species

Elizabeth Goers Madison May 13, 2009 12:35 PM
Please check out the following new social marketing scheme for water quality issues of lakes and rivers...The site has been referenced on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Websi…

Looking for the Best Experts on Pesticides and Herbicides Used on Golf Courses

pointsofview golfstudy Orono June 07, 2009 05:25 PM
I am in the process of doing investigative research on the links between pesticides, herbicides and other chemicals used on golf courses and their possible links to various kinds …

Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility

Sarjahani, A., Serrano, E. L. & Johnson, R. (2009). Food and Non-Edible, Compostable Waste in a University Dining Facility. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, (4)1, 95-102.
National data indicate that 91 billion pounds of food are lost by consumers and food service annually. With growing concerns about the environment, economy, and food production, i…

Food Miles: Another Wrench in the Spokes of Environmental Educators

Remi Charron Edmonon August 07, 2009 04:51 PM
This is one of the better environmental related articles that I've read in a while: http://www.worldwatch.org/node/6064 We have a "food miles" workshop in my environmental …

Food Miles vs Nitrogen Fertilizer

nicoletta landi August 10, 2009 05:16 PM
In an article from Tim Hartford on the FT last month, I read something like: "An environmentally conscious consumer in the crisps aisle of the supermarket will probably be thin…

Behavioural Responses to Climate Change: Asymmetry of Intentions and Impacts

Whitmarsh, L. (2009, March). Behavioural responses to climate change: Asymmetry of intentions and impacts. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 13-23.
In seeking to determine whether climate change mitigation strategies are effective, researchers and policy-makers typically use energy consumption as an indicator. UK government d…

Estimating Carbon Sequestration in Vegetable Gardens

Merri Harris Byford August 20, 2009 01:21 AM
I am seeking ways to encourage people to grow their own vegetables. At the same time we are trying to calculate how much a back yard vegetable garden is contributing to decreasin…

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