Wildlife – Suggested reading

Good Food Makes Everything Better: Wildlife drew on the following sources:

Burns F, et al, Agricultural management and climatic change are the major drivers of biodiversity change in the UK, PLoS ONE, 2016; 11(3): e0151595, http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151595

Carrington D, England’s best-loved wildlife still in serious decline, report shows, Guardian, 26 August 2016. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/26/englands-best-loved-wildlife-still-in-serious-decline-report-shows?CMP=share_btn_tw

DEFRA, England Natural Environment Indicators 2016, Biodiversity Statistics team

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, 25 August, 2016.  https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/england-natural-environment-indicators

European Commission, The State of Nature in the EU, 2015. http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature/pdf/state_of_nature_en.pdf

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Fisheries Department, State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) – SOFIA 2010. FAO, Fisheries Department, 2010. http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1820e/i1820e01.pdf

Fagan J et al, GMO Myths and Truths: An evidence-based examination of the claims made for the safety and efficacy of genetically modified crops and foods, 2nd Edition, Earth Open Source, 2014. http://earthopensource.org/earth-open-source-reports/gmo-myths-and-truths-2nd-edition

Gilbert, N, One-third of our greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, Nature, 31 OCtoer 2012, http://www.nature.com/news/one-third-of-our-greenhouse-gas-emissions-come-from-agriculture-1.11708

IAASTD, Agriculture at a Crossroads, Synthesis Report, International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development, 2009 . http://apps.unep.org/publications/pmtdocuments/-Agriculture%20at%20a%20crossroads%20-%20Synthesis%20report-2009Agriculture_at_Crossroads_Synthesis_Report.pdf

IAASTD, Food Security in a Volatile World (Brief), International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development, 2008 http://www.unep.org/dewa/agassessment/docs/10505_FoodSecurity.pdf

Lymbery, P, Farmageddon – The True Cost of Cheap Meat, Bloomsbury 2014

Maxwell SL et al, Biodiversity: The ravages of guns, nets and bulldozers, Nature, 2016; 536: 143-5. http://www.nature.com/polopoly_fs/1.20381!/menu/main/topColumns/topLeftColumn/pdf/536143a.pdf

Newbold T et al, Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment,Science, 2016; 353(6296): 288-291, http://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6296/288

Organic Research Centre, The biodiversity benefits of organic farming, ORC, 2010. http://www.organicresearchcentre.com/manage/authincludes/article_uploads/ORC%20Biodiversity%20benefits%20of%20organic%20farming%20v4.pdf

Ponsio LC et al, Diversification practices reduce organic to conventional yield gap, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2014; 282: 20141396. http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/royprsb/282/1799/20141396.full.pdf

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds et al, State of Nature 2013, RSPB, 2013. https://www.rspb.org.uk/Images/stateofnature_tcm9-345839.pdf

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds et al, State of Nature 2016, RSPB, 2016. https://www.rspb.org.uk/whatwedo/projects/details/363867-the-state-of-nature-report

Steinfeld H et al, Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, 2006; http://www.fao.org/docrep/010/a0701e/a0701e00.htm

Vermeulen SJ et al, Climate change and food systems, Annual review of environment and resources, 2012; Vol. 37: 195-222; http://www.annualreviews.org/eprint/EBIXxM7sNxrBJyuRYgki/full/10.1146/annurev-environ-020411-130608

Wachter JM and Reganold JP, Organic agriculture in the twenty-first century, Nature Plants, 2016, 2: 15221. http://www.nature.com/articles/nplants2015221

Woodward L, A vision of food and farming Beyond GM, Beyond GM, 2014, http://beyond-gm.org/going-beyond-gm/

World Wildlife Fund, The Living Planet Report 2014 (10th Edition), WWF, 2014. http://www.wwf.org.uk/about_wwf/other_publications/living_planet_report_2014/#.V72eFSgrKUk