02 Sep '11, 12am

Wildlife and farmers - should we share or spare?

Wildlife and farmers - should we share or spare?

With wildlife and man being pressed ever closer together, as a rising population demands more land for food, working out how to share the planet's limited floorspace has become a critical one for conservationists. That's especially the case in those areas still clinging to slices of natural landscape with a high biodiversity. Do we allow more land to be a shared blend of natural and farmed landscapes? Or do we enforce a strict division between reserve and farm - and seek to ratchet up yields on the land already being farmed? In order to help answer that question, scientists from the University of Cambridge and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) have gotten together to look at two wildlife-rich areas in the developing world - southwest Ghana and northern India. In both these places, there is pressure to put more land to the plow, to produce more food for a...

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/conservation/wildlife-farmers-s...

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