Animal Production / Climate Change / Environment / Livestock / Opinion piece

More livestock is climate change key…

Livestock are the best tool available to arrest the impact of environmental degradation on climate change, grazing management pioneer Allan Savory told Australians this week.

Mr Savory, who gave the keynote address to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Bonn a fortnight ago, admits that his assessment is counter-intuitive and “extremely unpopular” when held against the widespread view that livestock are responsible for the collapse of ecosystems.

But Mr Savory argues that it’s not livestock that are at fault, but human management of livestock.

Read more … (The Land, Australia)

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