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8,000 years of global land use visualized

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) have mapped out changes in human land use over the past eight thousand years, also projecting fifty years into the future. The animated world map displays the fraction of land under … Continue reading

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Countries vulnerable to the global food crisis

According to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) global food prices dropped slightly in March, however this comes after eight consecutive months of rises and prices are still 37 per cent higher than they were this time last … Continue reading

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