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On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion

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Robert Engelman
On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion
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Although most analysts assume that the world’s population will rise from today’s 7 billion to 9 billion by 2050, it is quite possible that humanity will never reach this population size. ... Read more about On World Population Day, Nine Strategies to Stop Short of 9 Billion

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Global Undernourishment (2006)

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Global Undernourishment (2006)

This map shows the percentage of the population that is undernourished (the World Health Organization's standard of measuring hunger) by country. Sub-Saharan Africa, all of Asia, and Latin America are hunger hotspots, with a minimum of 5% of the population undernourished. ... Read more about Global Undernourishment (2006)

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World Food Price Increases Over Time

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, International Food Policy Research Institute

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World Food Price Increases Over Time

This is a combination of two images. The top chart shows the increase in the prices of rice, wheat, and maize from 2005 to 2011. These three crops are the major food staples in most developing countries. The graph underneath depicts the World Food Price Index, which measures the increase in world food prices over time. Since 2007, world food prices have increased dramatically, contributing to the cycle of poverty in the developing world. ... Read more about World Food Price Increases Over Time

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Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

Factors Driving the Poverty Cycle

People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

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People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy from 1990 to 2030. ... Read more about People without Adequate Access to Food, Water and Energy

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Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem

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Ashwin Parulkar
Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem
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These days, Indian policymakers are debating how to create a vast new food entitlement program. There is talk of poor households struggling to cope with high food prices and malnourishment among their children.

What you don’t hear much about, however, is the most tragic and outrageous consequence of India’s failure to feed its people adequately: starvation deaths. ... Read more about Starving in India: The Forgotten Problem

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In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse

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MORT ROSENBLUM and MAR CABRA
In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse
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TALCAHUANO, Chile — Eric Pineda, a dock agent in this old port south of Santiago, peered deep into the Achernar’s hold at a measly 10 tons of jack mackerel — the catch after four days in waters once so rich they filled the 17-meter fishing boat in a few hours.

Mr. Pineda, like everyone here, grew up with the bony, bronze-hued fish they call jurel, which roams in schools in the southern Pacific. ... Read more about In Mackerel's Plunder, Hints of Epic Fish Collapse

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The future of food

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