Farm plans, like New Years resolutions not worth the paper they are written on unless there is monitoring and enforcement

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Nitrate in drinking water could cause up to 100 cases of bowel cancer in NZ

Nitrate contamination of drinking water could cause up to 100 cases of bowel cancer in New Zealand every year, leading to 40 deaths, New Zealand research has estimated. The estimate is based on international studies linking nitrate in drinking water and bowel cancer combined with assessment of the levels of nitrate in drinking water in... Continue Reading →

The scale of change for landuse transition. my presentation to the 2021 EDS conference

·  The NZ freshwater crisis indicators reveal the massive impact on freshwater and atmosphere of current intensive farming systems ·  The $ cost (externalities) of intensive dairy farming exceed the income, and allowing these externalities are left to be absorbed by the rest of society and future generations they are effectively a subsidy ·  This... Continue Reading →

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