UK Government launches £16m package to protect Amazon rainforest

The investment is part of the Partnerships for Forests programme, which aims to help farmers restore a rainforest area equal to the size of 1,680 football pitches

‘Global methane emissions hit record heights in 2020’

The agriculture, livestock farming, waste and fossil fuel sectors are the largest sources of methane, according to a new report

Dairy farmers down under get grants to save energy

The funding will provide the Aussie farming industry with equipment to reduce energy consumption

‘Reducing 50% livestock production by 50% would save 30% of biodiversity loss’

A new study by startup Heura claims that 60% of all biodiversity loss can be traced back to livestock production

Meat consumption in EU ‘must drop 71% by 2030 to combat climate change’

A new analysis by global environmental group Greenpeace calls to reduce meat farming’s contribution to climate breakdown

Scotland launches £40m fund to drive low carbon farming

The new programme will support the agricultural sector’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

UK-Canada businesses offered £2m to cut farm pollution and boost productivity

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Green agri-tech firm LettUs Grow lands £400k of seed funding

It was awarded the grant by Innovate UK to help increase food resilience and security in the face of climate change

Greater agricultural innovation ‘is needed to tackle the risks of climate change’

The Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations warned farmers must not be left behind when it comes to new technologies and business models

Future food systems ‘must capitalise on circular thinking’

That’s according to a new report published by Veris Strategies, which says this is necessary to improve in terms of ethics, fairness and sustainability