11,000 litres of water to make one litre of milk? New questions about the freshwater impact of NZ dairy farming
Mike Joy says water is becoming a defining political and economic issue. Changing attitudes to its quality and accessibility depends on accurate information – including how water is used to dilute agricultural waste
Mike Joy says we are on a collision course between the demands of rising populations and the ability of our food resources to sustain themselves - and nitrogen use is the fault line
Mike Joy calls on the dairy industry to nail their environmental colours to the mast and stop indulging in blame, denial and excuses. Your view?
Mike Joy details the scientific evidence against intensive dairying and how it is affecting our freshwater systems. How do you see it?
The reality is that intensive dairying works because land values have increased hugely only because there are no costs for the environmental impacts, says Mike Joy. Your view?