New book claims modern diets to blame for disappearance of Earth’s species as farmers lobby to use toxic herbicide
JUST about every meal people eat is contributing to an alarming decline in the world’s wildlife species, experts have warned.
The claim comes in a new book, backed by Absolutely Fabulous star Joanna Lumley, that predicts two-thirds of species will be extinct within three years thanks to modern farming.
British farmers are lobbying to be allowed to continue using herbicides suspected of being linked to cancer, but have dismissed concerns that they are contributing to the worldwide crisis. Continue reading