Controversial study finds intensive farming partnered with strict protected areas is best for biodiversity

01.09.2011 Por: Mongabay

Controversial study finds intensive farming partnered with strict protected areas is best for biodiversity

Given that we have very likely entered an age of mass extinction—and human population continues to rise (not unrelated)—researchers are scrambling to determine the best methods to save the world's suffering species. In the midst of this debate, a new study inScience, which is bound to have detractors, has found that setting aside land for strict protection coupled with intensive farming is the best way to both preserve species and feed a growing human world.