the nature of food
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the nature of food

Terraced rice fields in northwest Vietnam. Shutterstock

How to conserve half the planet without going hungry

Rice terraces, Ubud, Indonesia. Unsplash

A fair deal

The global agricultural footprint

Mosaic of irrigated crops, Ohrigstad, South Africa. Unsplash

Feeding people and conserving species

Calorie losses under different Half-Earth scenarios. Land allocations were made by minimizing calorie losses to show the lowest possible caloric costs to Half-Earth under current production. Mehrabi, Ellis, and Ramankutty 2018

Large potential co-benefits

A bee pollinates a flower. Unsplash



reflections of an interdisciplinary research lab studying agriculture, food security and the environment at the University of British Columbia.

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