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Solutions to the Global Food Crisis

Algae could become the world’s biggest cropping industry.

Algae could become the world’s biggest cropping industry.

By Julian Cribb

Julian Cribb continues last month’s review of global food security issues by looking at some of the big-picture solutions that can make the world’s food and energy more secure.

Julian Cribb is a science writer and author of The Coming Famine (University of California Press, 2010). This article is based on a paper presented to the Australian Academy of Science’s 2nd Earth System Outlook Conference.

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