13 Oct '11, 3pm

Five-point Plan Proposed To Feed World in a Sustainable Fashion

13 Oct 2011: Five-point Plan Proposed To Feed World in a Sustainable Fashion An international team of scientists has unveiled a plan that they say would double food production by 2050 while reducing the global environmental impact of agriculture . Reporting in the journal Nature , scientists from the U.S., Canada, Sweden, and Germany said that the only way the world community The Other Inconvenient Truth: The Global Land Use Crisis With agricultural practices already causing massive ecological impact, Jonathan Foley writes, the world must now find new ways to feed its burgeoning population and launch a “Greener” Revolution. READ THE e360 REPORT could sustainably feed the estimated 9 billion to 10 billion people expected on the planet later this century would be by taking the five following steps: halt expansion of farmland into tropical forests and wild lands; more efficie...

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