“On a global scale, our analysis systems show that farmland expansion has reached a point of no return”, these are the words used by Johan Rockström in the interview published in issue n. 2 of this magazine. The Swedish scientist has thus posed a tragic question, “Are we seriously considering the threats of the effects of climate change, which over the next years will bring more and more shocks to agricultural production?” At the same time, current agricultural practices are one of the major causes of the environmental crisis and those more affected by it. Research into this phenomenon can only start with the more vulnerable part of the front – agrifood businesses – where the relation between economic activity and natural capital is direct, and its protection is a nece...