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New report on tackling climate change through livestock

 A new report “ Tackling climate change through livestock ” has concluded that the livestock sector has a large potential to reduce its emissions.  The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report provides a comprehensive, up to date, global assessment of the livestock sector’s GHG emissions and its mitigation potential. The report can be downloaded...
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Beetles can reduce emissions of greenhouse gases from cow pats

Cattle contribute to global warming by burping and farting large amounts of greenhouse gases. Some of the same gases are also emitted from cow pats on pastures. But now researchers from the University of Helsinki have found that beetles living in cow pats may reduce emissions of the key greenhouse gas - methane. Agriculture is one of the biggest sources of the anthropogenic greenhouse...
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