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Beating the Global Food Crisis

By Julian Cribb

In the first of a two-part series Julian Cribb looks at what is driving global food insecurity – and how we can overcome it.

Julian Cribb is a science writer and author of The Coming Famine (UCP 2010). In the next issue of Australasian Science he will outline solutions to the challenge of feeding 10 billion people. This article is based on a paper presented to the Australian Academy of Science’s 2nd Earth System Outlook Conference.

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