16 Oct '11, 6pm

Fertilizer trees boost yields in Africa via @mongabay

Five ways to feed billions without trashing the planet (10/13/2011) At the end of this month the UN predicts global population will hit 7 billion people, having doubled from 3.5 billion in less than 50 years. Yet even as the Earth hits this new milestone, one billion people do not have enough food; meanwhile the rapid expansion of agriculture is one of the leading causes of global environmental degradation, including greenhouse gas emissions, destruction of forests, marine pollution, mass extinction, water scarcity, and soil degradation. So, how do we feed the human population—which continues to rise and is expected to hit nine billion by 2050—while persevering the multitude of ecosystem services that supporting global food production? A new study in Nature proposes a five-point plan to this dilemma. Meat consumption jumps 20 percent in last decade with super-sized environ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/1016-hance_fertilizer_trees...

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Old trees necessary for nesting animals

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