This element, essential to all life, is rapidly disappearing from the planet

February 15, 2016 by  
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Of the many things threatening the world’s food supply, the element with the ability to wreak the most havoc hasn’t made many headlines. Researchers are now warning that waning phosphorous levels could devastate food production around the globe. A nonrenewable resource with no synthetic substitute, phosphorous is an essential nutrient and it’s disappearing faster than anyone realized. Read the rest of This element, essential to all life, is rapidly disappearing from the planet

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Ethiopia’s worst drought in 30 years leaves over 10 million people hungry

December 16, 2015 by  
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Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years as the direct result of El Niño . In a developing nation with a perpetually unstable food supply, severe drought has created food shortages for as many as 10 million people, up from last month’s estimate of 8 million. This update comes as the country is in the midst of ongoing epidemics, including an outbreak of measles in October. Read the rest of Ethiopia’s worst drought in 30 years leaves over 10 million people hungry

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Modern solar-powered Ontario home is insulated with straw bales

December 16, 2015 by  
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Climate Change Could Render Our Favorite Foods Extinct

May 16, 2013 by  
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Image ©dbrekke As if worrying about rising   sea levels  isn’t enough, the evils of climate change are also affecting our food supply. A mix of increased temperatures, changes in rain, and bacterial and fungi outbreaks have hit American farmers hard, causing harvests to fall behind schedule or find complete ruin. With dramatic shifts in weather becoming increasingly common, a number of foods we’re used to eating could be in danger of extinction . Read the rest of Climate Change Could Render Our Favorite Foods Extinct Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Climate Change , eco design , food extinction , food shortage , green design , ruined crops , sustainable design , world food supply        

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