More than half of all habitable land is used for agriculture – growing crops, providing pastures, producing feed for livestock. If we continue expanding current farming practices and meat-heavy dietary patterns, we could soon run out of wilderness. There’s no escaping it: the greatest threat to wildlife is farming.
Yet, we can feed a growing world population while creating space for ecosystems to recover and flourish. Let’s transform the way we produce food!
Stop agricultural expansion. Embrace new protein sources, support diets rich in vegetables, and encourage smarter use of agricultural land.
Abolish meat subsidies. Invest in alternative proteins to alleviate animal suffering and reduce both emissions and the use of land and water.
Change restrictive, outdated regulations so Europeans can partake in food innovation and use modern genomic methods with environmental benefits.
Concentrate farming on the most productive lands and allow for sustainable intensification. Give marginal lands to low-yield farming or return them to nature.
Rewilding to protect half the globe. Use land spared from agriculture for conservation and restoration of ecosystems aimed at increasing biodiversity.
Read more about our ReBoot Food Campaign here: https://www.rebootfood.org