Category - Food Ecology

bare soil on a farm as far as the horizon

The soil organic carbon debt

Emissions from global human land use are estimated 214 Gt C compared to 270 Gt C from fossil fuel combustion. A third of these land use emissions are lost from soil—a debt borrowed against our children's futures.

line of catte eating at a trough on the paddock

Agriculture emits greenhouse gases

Agricultural practices are the source of over a quarter of GHG emissions. How we grow our food and fibre is a significant source of atmospheric pollution—a challenging but necessary admission.

wild pigs all in a row

Comment | A possum problem

None of the integration of food, ecology and diet advocated here on sustainably FED is easy. There are many challenges in a more ecological way of feeding everyone well.

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