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Livestock agriculture – a story of abuse, environmental damage and threat to human health

Livestock agriculture causes environmental harm, animal abuse and human health issues Introduction (1, 5, 6, 7) There are about 22 billion sheep and goats, cattle, pigs and poultry farmed globally at any one time (24) and the treatmentof individual animals has become an increasingly urgent ethical consideration. Also, agriculture (with intensive livestock farming) is the […]

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The Future of Farming

Introduction The Department of the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has recently launched a consultation on the Future of Farming in the UK to follow Brexit and loss of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). The consultation can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/the-future-for-food-farming-and-the-environment It has a deadline of 8 May 2018. An example of a completed […]

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