food supply


Population growth: doom or necessity?

Marcus Roberts | 21 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, food supply, population growth
The New Yorker reviews the arguments.


More people, less hunger!

Marcus Roberts | 07 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food supply, overpopulation myth, UN
A UN report puts another nail in Malthus' well-shut coffin.


No such thing as “population explosion”

Marcus Roberts | 23 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food supply, overpopulation myth, population increase
The problem is not too many people, but bad political choices.


Bugs for Breakfast anyone?

Shannon Roberts | 15 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food supply, insects, United Nations
A book just released by the United Nations, Edible Insects: future prospects for food and feed security, discusses the benefits that insect farming could potentially have on the environment and on the supply of food worldwide. It is certainly 'food for thought' on the various food sources we don't even tap into - especially given that the media often postulates on overpopulation and a lack of food. But would we want to?


Less Hunger in the World

Marcus Roberts | 12 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food supply, population estimates, United Nations
A new UN report has downgraded estimates of the number of hungry people in the world today.


A Return to Lagos

Marcus Roberts | 19 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food supply, Nigeria, population control, resources
An editorial from Nigeria - what do those in a country with an "exploding population" think?


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