Environmental impact of agriculture

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The environmental impact of agriculture is the effect that different farming practices have on the ecosystems around them, and how those effects can be traced back to those practices.wikipedia
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Environmental impact of meat production

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Environmental impact of meat production
All agricultural practices have been found to have a variety of effects on the environment.

Environmental issue

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Ultimately, the environmental impact depends on the production practices of the system used by farmers.
Environmental impact of agriculture

Pesticide drift

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Pesticide drift
Environmental impact of agriculture

Pesticide residue

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Pesticide residue in foods
Environmental issues with agriculture

Phosphate mining in Nauru

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Phosphate mining in Nauru
Environmental effects of agriculture

Livestock's Long Shadow

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Environmental issues with agriculture

Agricultural pollution

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Agricultural pollution
Environmental impact of agriculture

Geography of food

In fact, Plato commented on the destructive nature of agriculture when he referred to the soil erosion from the mountainsides surrounding Athens, stating "[In previous years] Athens yielded far more abundant produce. In comparison of what then was, there are remaining only the bones of the wasted body; all the richer and softer parts of the soil having fallen away, and the mere skeleton of the land being left".

Environmental issues in Bolivia

Major environmental issues in Bolivia include managing its forests, preserving the country's levels of biodiversity, maintaining ecologically important protected areas, coping with the effects of climate change, and dealing with the environmental consequences of agriculture, mining, oil and gas development, and transportation infrastructure.

Deforestation in Central America

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Central American countries have experienced cycles of deforestation and reforestation since the decline of Maya civilization, influenced by many factors such as population growth and agriculture.

Nutrient management

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Nutrient management is the science and practice directed to link soil, crop, weather, and hydrologic factors with cultural, irrigation, and soil and water conservation practices to achieve optimal nutrient use efficiency, crop yields, crop quality, and economic returns, while reducing off-site transport of nutrients (fertilizer) that may impact the environment.


Agronomists of today are involved with many issues, including producing food, creating healthier food, managing the environmental impact of agriculture, and extracting energy from plants.

Optimum population

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Environmental impact of agriculture

Food policy

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In recent decades, policy makers have come under increased pressure to balance the interests of traditional farming in the United States and issues around organic farming, the environmental impact of agriculture, food vs. fuel, and international food security concerns.

SBI Youth for India

The flagship batch of the fellowship had 27 fellows selected out of about 4000 applicants, who worked for a year on various projects in the areas of agricultural supply chain and linkages, education, public policy and awareness, rural tourism, tribal development and environment in eight states and union territories (namely, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Kerala, Orissa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry).

Agricultural expansion

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Environmental impact of agriculture

Celaque National Park

However, only 6% of the land is dedicated to small-scale farming and most of the damage is still being done through illegal logging and commercial agriculture.

Poultry litter

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Environmental issues with agriculture

Palm kernel

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Climate change and agriculture

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Environmental issues with agriculture

Environmental impact of irrigation

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Environmental issues with agriculture

Poultry farming

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Environmental issues with agriculture

Intensive farming

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Environmental issues with agriculture