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2014-03-04 14:00:07

A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown ever more similar—by a global average of 36 percent—and the trend shows no signs of slowing, with major consequences for human nutrition and global food security.

2013-07-19 14:36:59

A new study released today finds that so much water may be lost in the Volta River Basin due to climate change that planned hydroelectric projects to boost energy and food production may only tread water in keeping up with actual demand.

2013-05-16 23:32:19

New study says better fisheries policies are needed to secure the sustainability of world fish stocks and vital nutrition for millions in the developing world. Penang,

Global Agriculture Raises Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2012-10-31 09:17:51

Two new reports on climate change and the food supply indicate, among other thing, that over 18,000 megatons of carbon dioxide are released into the atmosphere annually by agriculture and food production.

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2008-04-30 10:40:00

A group of food scientists called for a reconsideration of plans to use foods such as corn and soybeans for biofuels.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.