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This UK university has taken beef off its menu to fight climate change

Holland cows are seen at the milking yard in the town of Navarro, 75 miles (120 km ) from Buenos Aires, June 17, 2009. It's wheat sowing season on Argentina's Pampas plains, but farmers are biding their time -- praying for rain and a government defeat in Sunday's mid-term election. Months of tax protests by farmers last year sparked broader discontent with center-left President Cristina Fernandez, who faces the biggest test of her turbulent 18 months in office in the vote and risks losing her congressional majority. Picture taken June 17.  REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian (ARGENTINA POLITICS AGRICULTURE BUSINESS) - GM1E56N008401

Livestock farming consumes 10% of the world's fresh water and leads to large-scale deforestation. Image: REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian

Lin Taylor
Journalist, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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