Intensive Livestock Farming: Global Trends, Increased Environmental Concerns, and Ethical Solutions

  title={Intensive Livestock Farming: Global Trends, Increased Environmental Concerns, and Ethical Solutions},
  author={Ramona Ilea},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  • R. Ilea
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Business
  • Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics
By 2050, global livestock production is expected to double—growing faster than any other agricultural sub-sector—with most of this increase taking place in the developing world. As the United Nation’s four-hundred-page report, Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options, documents, livestock production is now one of three most significant contributors to environmental problems, leading to increased greenhouse gas emissions, land degradation, water pollution, and increased health… Expand
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