Comparisons of the relative impacts of organic and conventional agricultural systems on biodiversity are inconclusive
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- According to Our World in Data, "Conclusive comparisons of the relative impacts of agricultural systems on biodiversity are still lacking." Although they find that Per unit of land, organic farming is better for biodiversity than conventional farming, they also find that Organic farming uses more land than conventional agriculture to produce the same quantity of food.
- According to a 2005 meta-analysis, "Organic farming, as part of such subsidy programmes, has been proposed as a means to enhance biodiversity in agricultural landscapes (Krebs et al. 1999; Reganold et al. 2001), although this has been debated (Trewawas 1999)."