News tagged with meat consumption

Hunger for meat pushing food security to the edge

Promoting more sustainable plant-based foods and reducing demand for meat and dairy products will be essential to feed billions of people and avoid serious and ongoing global food security impacts, warn experts from UTS's Institute ...

dateMar 06, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Existing cropland could feed four billion more

The world's croplands could feed 4 billion more people than they do now just by shifting from producing animal feed and biofuels to producing exclusively food for human consumption, according to new research from the Institute ...

dateAug 01, 2013 in Environment
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UN report sounds alarm on farming land-use crisis

To feed the world's burgeoning population while saving it from exhausting natural land resources, the United Nations today issued a report for policymakers, "Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption With Sustainable ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Environment
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Dietary shifts driving up phosphorus use

Dietary changes since the early 1960s have fueled a sharp increase in the amount of mined phosphorus used to produce the food consumed by the average person over the course of a year, according to a new study led by researchers ...

dateJan 17, 2013 in Environment
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