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Feeding the World A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century

By: Vaclav Smil
360 pages, Figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: MIT Press
Feeding the World
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  • Feeding the World ISBN: 9780262692717 Paperback Oct 2001 Temporarily out of stock: order now to get this when available
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Addresses the question of how we can best feed the ten billion or so people who will likely inhabit the earth by the middle of the twenty-first century. The author asks whether human ingenuity can produce enough food to support healthy and vigorous lives for all these people without irreparably damaging the integrity of the biosphere.

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Vaclav Smil is Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of Manitoba, Canada. He is the author of many books, including Enriching the Earth: Fritz Haber, Carl bosch, and the Transformation of World Food Production (MIT Press, 2000). In 2001 he received the Award for Public Understanding of Science and Technology from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

By: Vaclav Smil
360 pages, Figs, tabs, maps
Publisher: MIT Press
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Feeding the World is a refreshing addition to the substantial body of literature on the future of the world's food supply. - Michael B. Cohen, American Scientist

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