Daily Archives: May 1, 2008

Warming May Cause Crop Failures, Food Shortages by 2030

Impoverished farmers in South Asia and southern Africa could face growing food shortages due to climate change within just 20 years, a new study says. Increasing levels of greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, are heating up the planet, with droughts … Continue reading

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New Data to Help with Afghanistans Natural Resources and Hazards Assessments

The U.S. Geological Survey recently collected new data to help identify fault lines and the potential location of undiscovered water, oil and gas, and non-fuel mineral resources in Afghanistan. Afghanistan’s geologic setting indicates significant natural resource potential, and though important … Continue reading

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Better diets in China, India behind food crisis: US Blames it on India China Again!!!!

Washington: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice considers the apparent improvement in the diets of peoples in China and India and the resultant export caps among the reasons for the skyrocketing prices of grain worldwide. She also believes a successful … Continue reading

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Green Revolution: An Answer to Food Crisis

The Green Revolution is the increase in food production stemming from the improved strains of wheat, rice, maize and other cereals in the 1960s developed by Dr Norman Borlaug and others under the sponsorship of the Rockefeller Foundation and other … Continue reading

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