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Protein diet would free up land, say scientists

Friday 9 Aug 19 10:00am

AMERICANS†could feed themselves on half the amount of land used now if they switched from meat to protein-conserving plants, scientists say.

The research, published today in Scientific Reports, comes as the International Panel on Climate Change warns that the worldís farming practices need to change in the face of climate change and possible food shortages.

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