Climate Change / ILRI / Livestock

Livestock hurting the environment but improving lives in the developing world

Our planet’s meat and dairy consumption needs careful consideration, but blanket advocacy for policy that opposes the production of livestock is unfortunately a bit short-sighted. Despite the negative associations livestock has gained in recent years–reports of damage to the environment, a number of public health risks, and its role in obesity–new studies reveal that livestock isn’t entirely a bad thing everywhere.

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