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How technology is helping cows capture carbon

Cows get a lot of blame for climate change, but a new virtual fencing system is enabling cattle to be a part of the solution. Powered by communications technology and machine learning, the Vence livestock management system is helping cattle ranchers implement rotational grazing practices that can sequester carbon and improve soil quality.

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Is the world reaching ‘peak meat’?

Covid-19 has affected the supply of meat in the short term due to numerous slaughterhouse closures, but as the FT’s Emiko Terazono explains, even before the pandemic, meat consumption was showing signs of having peaked in developed countries. Not only that, demand in China, which accounts for almost a third of the total meat eaten, could also slow considerably over the next decade.

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