Los Angeles Times

Organic agriculture can help feed world, but only if we eat less meat and stop wasting food

Agriculture could go organic worldwide if we slashed food waste and stopped using so much cropland to feed livestock, a new study finds.

The analysis, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows that it will take several strategies operating at once to feed the growing human population in a more sustainable way - and some of those strategies may require people to shift their dietary patterns, too.

The world's population is expected to hit 9.8 billion by

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times3 min read
Quibi Has Partnered With T-Mobile As It Prepares For April Launch
Telecommunications giant T-Mobile has agreed to partner with Quibi, a Hollywood start-up that plans to distribute bite-size entertainment designed for millennials. Under the arrangement, Quibi's upcoming streaming service will be part of a T-Mobile o
Los Angeles Times5 min read
Hot Property: No Doubt An Eye-catching Sale
LOS ANGELES - Gwen Stefani, who rose to fame as the face of rock band No Doubt, has sold the Beverly Hills Post Office-area home she shared with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale for $21.65 million. The buyer is Sebastian Maniscalco, the stand-up comic and a
Los Angeles Times4 min read
USC's Opponents Find Ways To Clip Air Raid's Wings
LOS ANGELES_When his youngest son, Amon-ra St. Brown, first arrived at USC, John Brown insisted to coach Clay Helton that the five-star freshman receiver earn every opportunity he was given. From an early age, Brown encouraged his three sons to embra