Archive | 4 December, 2007

Food supplies face a squeeze

Food prices to rocket, food supplies to fall short of demand and social instability to erupt on a global scale. It’s a dire prediction that comes not from the “suspect” fringe groups of survivalists and environmentalists, but from the head of the International Food Policy Research Institute, the world’s largest alliance of agricultural researchers, economists, […]

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Trashlantis found

Some months ago I wrote about Trashlantis – the emerging kingdom of plastic, but drew no comments, while the subject is not one that pops up much in the mainstream media. But while checking the WordPress Tag Finder today, I was amazed to find someone else outside the oceanographic community has found Trashlantis and considered […]

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