FOOD: More to Come

Every day on the planet Earth there are 90,000 more mouths to feed. Every four months the equivalent of the population of Australia is added to the world. By the year 2000 twice as many people will crowd the globe. Even today nearly a third of the earth's population gets fewer calories than the amount at which British adults and children began to lose weight and working efficiency during the war. To feed the growing mass of humans at a level above subsistence, more than 70 square miles of land should be turned over to agriculture every day. But...

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