BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia.

The year 2018 is gone, but, some people are still reeling from the disasters that hit various parts of the country during the year.

GENEVA: Switching from beef to alternative proteins could save millions of lives and dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions, the World Economic Forum said Thursday.

Switching from beef to alternative proteins could save millions of lives and dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions, the World Economic Forum said. New research conducted by the Oxford Martin School for WEF showed that efforts to replace meat and especially beef could provide huge benefits for human health and the environment.

This report is an attempt to understand the contribution of the dairy sector to global emissions between 2005 and 2015 as a further step towards addressing the challenge of climate change and defining a low-carbon pathway for the sector.

Manipur has roped in scientists and experts from the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) to identify mysterious predators that had been attacking humans and killing livestock for over a month.

Agriculture is a major contributor to India's environmental footprint, particularly through greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from livestock and fresh water used for irrigation. These impacts are likely to increase in future as agriculture attempts to keep pace with India's growing population and changing dietary preference

This Atlas summarizes recent advances in interdisciplinary approaches and research to address the different components of West African urban food systems, including urban and peri-urban agriculture.

Floods destroyed more than 400 hectares of rice in Niger's southeastern Diffa region, already beset by deadly attacks by Boko Haram jihadists, the local governor said.

Unless urgent action is taken to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR), global deaths from infections, such as tuberculosis (TB) and pneumonia, as well as complications of infection such as sepsis, are projected to rise to an estimated 10 million per year by 2050.

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