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‘Abandoning’ our farms to the market – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on September 11th, 2015.

Paying farmers to reduce their impact on the environment is working overseas, but ‘cash for conservation’ schemes are too often undercut by massive government subsidies to boost agricultural production, argue authors of new research. In an article published in the journal PLOS Biology, researchers from Cambridge University and Landcare Research examine the balance between incentive schemes […]

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