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The End of Abundance: Food Panic Brings Calls for a Second 'Green Revolution'


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Cal
- 2294 days ago - enn.com
By 1968 the jump in farm productivity was so clear - India, for example, harvested a record wheat crop, as did the Philippines for rice - that William Gaud, administrator of the US Agency for International Development, said the world was witnessing the "m



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Daniel Barker (35)
Thursday June 12, 2008, 3:44 pm
What should we do? I have wondered about the tens of millions of animals hunted in America. They could easily provide meat without the need for growing crops to fatten cattle.

Are there too many people in the world? I have no children, and plan on one child and adoption.

Maybe we should learn how to preserve food for posterity for when it is scarce.
 

Jay curnow (202)
Monday June 16, 2008, 1:28 am
most people seem to swing between apathy & panic.....both soul destroying aspects of life.....that produce nothing positive!
 
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