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Livestock’s Long Shadow Environmental Issues and Options

Organizational Authors: 
LEAD,
FAO
Year Published: 
2006

This in-depth assessment explores the significant impacts of the world’s livestock sector on the environment—to help raise attention towards the substantial contribution of animal agriculture to climate change and air pollution, it’s impact on land, soil, and water degradation, and to the reduction of biodiversity. The paper includes technical and policy-related action to address these impacts.

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