Sustainability

In ecology, sustainability is how biological systems endure and remain diverse and productive. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems. In more general terms, sustainability refers to the endurance of systems and processes. The organizing principle for sustainability, is sustainable development, which includes the four interconnected domains, ecology, economics, politics and culture. Sustainability science is the study of the concepts of sustainable development and environmental science.Healthy ecosystems and environments are necessary to the survival of humans and other organisms.
Posts about Sustainability
    • 2014: Favorite Restaurants & My Top 50

      What were some of my favorite restaurants of the past year? Let me continue the lists of my best recommendations and favorites of 2014. I have already posted my Top Ten Wine lists, my Favorite Wine Related Items & Favorite Spirits and Drink Related Items. Now, I want to concentrate on my Favorite Restaurants of the past year.

      Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
    • Will the future ever forgive us if we fail to save Lugana?

      If you are a #winelover, you probably heard that the Lugana region is under a serious threat… Why? Lugana has about 1,200 hectares under vines today and 300 could be gone if a new railway is established. That is about 25% of its vineyards! Here’s the explanation by Luca Formentini (President of the Consorzio of Lugana) why you should support the cause: “There are no words t ...

      Luiz Alberto/ The Wine Hub- 1 readers -
    • Grilled Chestnuts, and Wine to Impress

      You know the famous Christmas song, “Chestnuts roasting on your Weber grill… ?” Oh wait. Those aren’t the lyrics? Well, they are in my house, because we just can’t hold back from any opportunity to use the grill or smoker, even in the wintertime. Yes, even when it comes to roasting chestnuts for the holidays.

      Vindulgein Pinot Noir Syrah- 4 readers -
  • BrixChick Liza's Gift Guide: Artful Napa: Visit Hall Wines

    …, balanced and a bargain at $24. My favorite was the 2011 HALL "Eighteen Seventy-Three" Cabernet Sauvignon ($80) Our wonderful tour guide , Jeff described it as "a French school girl ditching school in her mom's perfume and her dad's old bomber jacket while learning to smoke." Violets on finish with 3% Merlot blended in. Click here to see the fun activities…

    Liza Swift/ Brix Chicksin Sauvignon Blanc Merlot- 10 readers -
  • Weight of Wine Bottles and Being Unduly Impressed in a Time of Sustainability

    … of the wine within? How do you feel about this issue? I’d really like to hear your pros and cons. Are you into the sustainability movement, which prefers that all things in life, including creating a bottle that uses less energy to create, and takes less energy to haul across country in 18-wheelers, be more environmentally conscious. Or do you see the heavier bottles and believe that what’s inside must be of a higher quality? Tags: Big wine bottles, Wine, Wine Marketing …

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 7 readers -
  • Serendipity: Biodynamics -vs- Wines from Jura #MWWC13

    …). Fruit is second fiddle here, but present. The 1979 looks a copper amber with ruby flecks. Aromas trumpet toffee, creme brulee, hot oil, orange marmalade, and clove. Same palate. Flavors add a lovely woody depth, saline, molé sauce, cinnamon clove. 1979 tastes outstanding (5 of 5) but is fading. The 1967 shows a slight more ruby than 1979. Aromas…

    WAYWARD WINEin Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • Wine Vision Takeaway Messages

    … wars and, in response to a question, I highlight LVMH wine chief Jean-Guillaume Prats‘ comments about sustainability. Lots of interesting ideas in the air. UK Wine Trade at the Crossroads? Wine Vision disappointed me in only one respect — not what was said but what wasn’t. In the run-up to the event I suggested that this was the perfect time…

    Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 5 readers -
  • To Feed The World, We Need More Aquaculture

    …, social concerns, production systems and innovations, sustainability and food origin." As such, there will be increased demands for sustainable seafood, especially due to its proven health benefits. Seafood production across the world has experienced significant growth, primarily due to aquaculture as wild fisheries have seen, and continue to see…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 4 readers -
  • In Spain, at the Ecosostenible Wine conference

    … I am in Vilafranca del Penedes in Spain, at the fourth Ecosostenible Wine conference, where I have been a participant. It’s a technical conference examining organic wine production, sustainability and climate change. The discussions today were wide-ranging, covering aspects such as replacing copper in organic viticulture, life cycle…

    jamie goode's wine blog- 1 readers -
  • Seafood Mislabeling: How Prevalent?

    …, and their results have varied, though the amount of mislabeling has usually been seen as high. In response, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) conducted their own investigation in 2012 & 2013, and recently issued a report on their findings. In their investigation, the FDA conducted three sampling efforts, a total of almost 700 DNA tests, from 14…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 4 readers -
  • The Essence of American Food

    … In Priscilla Ferguson’s otherwise interesting book about the language of food, entitled Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food, she gets seriously off track in her discussion of American food and national identity. In contrast to the French whose sense of national identity is based on the refinement and promulgation…

    Dwight Furrow/ Edible Arts- 1 readers -
  • Seafood Sustainability & Social Issues

    … When discussions of seafood sustainability arise, they most often revolve around protection of seafood species as well as their environment. There might be talk of endangered fish populations, such as cod in the Gulf of Maine, or destruction of the sea bed from trawling. However, sustainability discussions have been expanding, and social issues…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 2 readers -
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