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Quantifying Latin American Cattle Emissions a Vital Climate Tool

Posted on 03 December 2010 by admin

Uruguayan cattle out to pasture. Credit:Courtesy of the Uruguayan Society of Hereford Breeders.

By Marcela Valente*

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 3, 2010 (TierramĂ©rica/TerraViva) – Some of Latin America’s major cattle-producing countries will begin working as a team in 2011 to quantify the greenhouse-effect gas emissions from their bovine industry — and to come up with options for reducing them. Continue Reading

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Colombia Tests Forage Crops Against Climate Change

Posted on 25 November 2010 by admin

An experimental grass crop at CIAT's Colombian headquarters. Credit:Neil Palmer/Courtesy of CIAT.

By Constanza Vieira*

BOGOTÁ, Nov 25, 2010 (TierramĂ©rica/TerraViva) – Colombia, with 24 million head of cattle, is showcasing two advances towards reducing the 13 percent of climate-changing gas emissions attributed to livestock production around the world. Continue Reading

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