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The central Cerrado region of Brazil is a savannah landscape of extensive soy and cattle production, home to 5% of all species on…

14th May 2019 | faaziadam

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A tax on meat has been put forward to reduce consumption on public health grounds and to account for its negative environmental externalities. A…

14th May 2019 | faaziadam

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Agriculture is one of the highest-emitting sectors, contributing 24% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Livestock production alone is responsible for at least…

7th May 2019 | faaziadam

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Animal protein producers face a range of sustainability risks. By diversifying into sustainable proteins, these businesses can hedge these risks and enter a fast-growing…

6th May 2019 | faaziadam

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The ability to provide safe food is fundamental to the business of food production, and a critical factor in global food security. Hazards can…

6th May 2019 | faaziadam

animal-welfare
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Animal welfare is a critical part of food companies’ management of issues related to food safety, provenance, traceability, and quality. It is also a…

6th May 2019 | faaziadam

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Working conditions present significant operational, regulatory, and reputational risks for the agriculture industry and its investors. Breaches in safety standards and human rights can…

10th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

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The impacts of climate change are becoming increasingly clear. But while prudent investors are paying close attention to climate risks in their portfolios, many…

8th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

waste-and-pollution
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Manure can be an important source of soil nutrients, but the scale of intensive farming today produces quantities in significant excess (and much poorer…

8th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

deforestation-and-bio-diversity
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We depend on a diverse range of natural resources for food, fuel, medicine and provision of liveable ecosystems. Maintaining biodiversity is important for our…

8th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

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Aquaculture is the farmed production of marine organisms for human use, as opposed to capturing fish or harvesting seaweed from natural environments in the…

4th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

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The words ‘factory’ or ‘intensive’ imply that the farming system is carried out within buildings and involves the crowding of large groups of animals…

4th Apr 2019 | faaziadam

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Clean meat—also known as lab-grown, in vitro, or cultured meat—is meat that is grown in cell culture, rather than in an animal’s body. There is…