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  • Foodwise Articles  »  Food Security

    ARTICLES---Ecological-Overshoot

    “Ecological Overshoot”, our silver bullet

    The UK's Hadley Centre projects that drought could regularly affect 40 per cent of the planet's land area by the end of this century.
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    ARTICLES---fishing

    A time bomb under the sea

    Lying in wait for us is a marine timebomb. According to Canadian scientist Boris Worm and colleagues, 29 per cent of world fisheries are in a state of collapse.
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    ARTICLES---energy-crisis

    Food and energy: partners in crisis

    Peak oil has already happened in the United States, in Australia, Britain and in 49 out of 65 of the world's oil producing regions. Yet 51 million new cars continue to hit the world's roads every year.
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    ARTICLES---phosphate

    Medicating for our nutrient haemorrhage

    The world is haemorrhaging nutrients at every link in the chain between farm and fork. On farm it appears anything up to half of applied nutrients can be lost into soil, water and the environment.
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    ARTICLES---Farm-Land

    Our farmlands are shrinking

    Today almost a quarter of the world's farm land is affected by serious degradation (FAO 2008), up from 15% two decades ago.
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