Science Focus - the home of BBC Science Focus Magazine

What To Eat To Save The Planet

Published: 06th June, 2017 at 00:00
Subscribe to BBC Science Focus Magazine and get 6 issues for just £9.99

Could a vegan diet be better for the environment, or should we keep tucking into burgers?

On sale date: 6th June 2017


Issue: 309

What to eat to save the planet

Could a vegan diet be better for the environment, or should we keep tucking into burgers?

The naked mole rat’s guide to eternal life

These sabre-toothed sausages have many secrets up their wrinkly sleeves.

Unnatural selection

Climate change, urbanisation and poaching are having a surprising impact on some of our planet’s animal life.

Digging for electricity

Could the lithium mines of Bolivia be the site of the next ‘gold rush’?

Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox’s guide to the cosmos

In the final part of our exclusive series, Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox investigate the start of space, time and everything.


  • How do microbeads affect fish?
  • Could you walk on a neutron star?
  • Can eating a lot of sugar lead to diabetes?


Discoveries - All of this month’s biggest science news.

Innovations - Feast your eyes on this month’s coolest tech. PLUS: 360° cameras on test.

Helen Czerski - Hate turbulence? Strap yourself in to find
out why it happens.

Out there - All the best science-y stuff to do this month.

Crossword - Give your brain a workout.

My life scientific - Helen Pilcher talks lava, explosions and bandits with volcanologist Prof Tamsin Mather.

Reader survey - Tell us what you think of
BBC Focus for a chance to win £100 of Amazon vouchers.

cover variations FINAL

Subscribe to BBC Focus Magazine


Follow Science Focus on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Flipboard


Sponsored content