publié le 20/11/2017

Considering the Future of Sustainable Agriculture in the EU: Ensuring Production and Preserving Biodiversity - Public Policy Exchange

Biodiversity, the unique variety of life on our planet that underpins our economy and well-being, has sharply declined during the last century, already exceeding what environmentalists call a “planetary boundary” (Steffen & Al., Science, 2015). Indeed, the World Economic Forum listed ‘biodiversity loss and ecosystem collapse’ as one of the top 10 global risks in 2015. Among the causes of such decline, agriculture is considered one of the most substantial, and agricultural biodiversity loss is usually linked to unsustainable intensification of agricultural activities...
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