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Campaigners propose food alliance to reduce climate impact of farming

Food campaigners hope to persuade countries to join a sustainable farming alliance that could launch at the COP27 climate summit…

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Future of UK farming up for grabs ahead of government land use plan

A fierce debate is taking place over the future of the UK farming, and how to feed people while fixing…

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UK bird flu research project launched to protect poultry and seabirds

A UK government-backed project – FluMap – aims to help understand how bird flu is evolving and finding its way…

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England food strategy ducks big questions on health and environment

A major policy paper fails to address big health and environmental issues it was supposed to tackle, such as how…

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Dutch farmers angry over measures to reduce nitrogen emissions

Farmers in the Netherlands have been angered by the government’s plans for tougher measures that would drastically reduce emissions of…

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Most English farmers willing to plant trees to combat climate change

A survey of 224 arable farmers across the south-east and east of England finds 60 per cent would consider small…

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We may now know when chickens were domesticated – but not why

Chickens were domesticated later than we thought, but probably not for their meat. Instead, they may have acted as early…

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The FDA May Nix the Word ‘Milk’ From Your Almond Milk Carton

An official high up in the agency essentially agreed with her critique, Bottemiller Evich reports. The agency has “too many…

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Ecological toll of Japan’s switch to farming revealed by 1850s maps

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre Ishikari plain and Ishikari river on Hokkaido, Japan – a region that has lost many birds in…

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UK to relax law on gene-edited food in post-Brexit change from EU

The Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill being introduced to Parliament will allow gene-edited crops to be developed and grown in…

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