Facing a drier future

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Global warming has had a drastic impact on nature and one of its biggest hits has been on water availability. Of all the water on earth, 2.5% is fresh water and only 1% is available for use.

Cows in field

A non-farmers guide to how livestock can help the environment

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I encourage you to think about farming from a restorative versus destructive, rather than a livestock versus plant-based perspective.

Spreading fertiliser

Video – A broader perspective on why nitrogen fertiliser is so harmful

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The conversation about the negative impacts of nitrogen fertiliser is often focused on the soil, but the broader environmental impact is just as big of a challenge. Watch Dr Craig Galloway explain why in this video.

Increased food shortages could well be a real problem in the near future

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The truth is, we have been caught in a vicious circle and no one wants to concede. In isiZulu, there is a saying “Omunye ukhomba omunywe esweni, omunye uvikela iso lakhe” loosely translated it means, one points fingers at everybody else but themselves.