A new study from the University of Minnesota concludes:
Globally, 36 per cent of agricultural calories are fed to animals
Halving world consumption of grain-fed meat could feed two billion more people
Nutrition-driven agriculture would produce far less meat, dairy and biofuels
See Emily Cassidy, lead author of the study talk about the research and its findings in this video. Click on the image to view.
Emily S Cassidy et al 2013 Environ. Res. Lett. 8 034015 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034015