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Nearly Half Of All Food Is Wasted, Accounting For More Than 2 Billion Tons Annually
2013-01-10 08:24:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the global population continues to grow at an astounding rate, and as food stocks continue to dwindle due to a number of factors, more and more people around the world will be left with less food on their plate. And when you tie in an unsettling report on food waste, the issue becomes all too surreal. A new report by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) states that as much as half of the world´s food supply (more...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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