New findings suggest that more intensive agriculture might be the “least bad” option for feeding the world while saving its species – provided use of such “land-efficient” systems prevents further conversion of wilderness to farmland.
Agriculture that appears to be more eco-friendly but uses more land may actually have greater environmental costs per unit of food than “high-yield” farming that uses less land, a new study has found."
Pressemitteilung der Universität Cambridge: ‘High-yield’ farming costs the environment less than previously thought – and could help spare habitats
Hier die Publikation bei dem wissenschaftlichen Fachmagazin Nature Sustainability: The environmental costs and benefits of high-yield farming
via NeuroLogica Blog