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Three Mallards, a Merganser and a Bufflehead

Can local farming, by providing valuable feeding and resting space for wildlife, support biodiversity?
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Making biodiverse agriculture part of a food-secure future

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (6 months ago)

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism? Or is it a vital part of a food-secure future? Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the worl... Read Post

Less than $200 million would conserve precious Atlantic Forest in Brazil, say researchers

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (23 hours ago)

Brazil could conserve its valuable Atlantic Forest by investing just 0.01 per cent of its annual GDP, according to a new study. The Atlantic Forest (Mata Atlântica) is one of the most important and threatened biodiversity hotspots i... Read Post

Is organic farming good for wildlife? It depends on the alternative...

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Even though organic methods may increase farm biodiversity, a combination of conventional farming and protected areas could sometimes be a better way to maintain food production and protect wildlife. Read Post

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