Published September 30, 2006
by Food & Agriculture Org .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||390|
Livestock's Long Shadow: Environmental Issues And Options. This report aims to assess the full impact of the livestock sector on environmental problems, along with potential technical and policy approaches to mitigation/5. Livestock's long shadow: environmental issues and options. [Henning Steinfeld; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.; Livestock, Environment and Development (Firm);] -- This report aims to assess the full impact of the livestock sector on environmental problems, along with potential technical and policy approaches to mitigation. Livestock's Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options Henning Steinfeld, Pierre Gerber, T. D. Wassenaar, Vincent Castel, Cees de Haan - Business & Economics - - pages "The assessment builds on the work of the Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) Initiative"--Pref. Full view - About this book -Reviews: 2. LIVESTOCK'S LONG SHADOW. environmental issues and options. Full pdf (19 Mb) FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS. Rome, The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations concerning the .
Coauthor Admits Flaw in Livestock’s Long Shadow. Some annoying news: UC Davis’ Prof. Frank Mitloehner, who I blogged about yesterday, has found an admitted flaw in Livestock’s Long Shadow, a United Nations study that’s become the gold standard in reports tying meat to climate change. The report concluded that meat caused 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, and indicated this total . A primary contribution of this essay is to provide a survey of the human and environmental impacts of livestock production. We will find that the mass consumption of animals is a primary reason why humans are hungry, fat, or sick and is a leading cause of the depletion and pollution of waterways, the degradation and deforestation of the land, the extinction of species, and the . While the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization's report, "Livestock's Long Shadow Environmental Issues and Options," claims that 18 percent of the world's carbon dioxide comes from cattle, data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests otherwise. According to Karen Batra, director of Public Affairs for the National. Elena Orde writes on the anniversary of the UN's report 'Livestock's Long Shadow' about what, if anything, has changed since animal farming was identified as a major cause of environmental devastation. Ten years ago, the United Nations published Livestock’s Long Shadow, a seminal report which described the livestock sector as ‘one of the most significant contributors to the most serious .
of the world’s livestock sector on the environment is deliberately termed Livestock’s long shadow so as to help raise the attention of both the technical and the general public to the very substantial contribution of animal agriculture to climate change and air pollution, to land, soil and water degradation and to the reduction of biodiversity. Get this from a library! Livestock's long shadow: environmental issues and options.. [LEAD. The Livestock, Environment and Development Initiative.;] -- And conclusions fra rapporten. PDF | On Dec 1, , Henning Steinfeld and others published Livestock's Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options | Find, read and cite all . This book should help to revolutionize land use and consumption in the 21st century since it provides the essential basis to understand the huge ecological consequences of feeding and waste production related to 6 billion head of cattle, which is still only a fraction of the total load presented by the livestock s: 1.