Which is more planet-friendly: high- or low-intensity farming?

Which is more planet-friendly: high- or low-intensity farming?

Conventional, high-yield farming could have a better shot at saving the environment than even some types of organic agriculture, a new study posits. Published in Nature Sustainability by a team of international researchers, these controversial findings run counter to...
Agriculture is now the major driver of permanent forest loss

Agriculture is now the major driver of permanent forest loss

Over the past decade-and-a-half, industrial agriculture has caused almost one-third of global forest loss–all of which is permanent, finds a new Science paper. It’s the first study to weigh up the impacts of different forest loss drivers, and while its findings...