Tag: Land Use

Plateauing yield gains signal the end of the agricultural ‘green revolution’ – what are the implications?

Food security and land required for food production largely depend on rate of yield gain of major cereal crops. The new analysis Distinguishing between yield advances and yield plateaus in historical crop production trends finds evidence of yield plateaus or

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Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) report Assessing Global Land Use: Balancing Consumption with Sustainable Supply explores how the management of land-based biomass production and consumption can be developed towards a higher degree of sustainability across different scales. Specifically, it

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