Category Archives: food security

Asian Rice Production may Slow Down due to Higher Temperatures

Production of rice — the world’s most important crop for ensuring food security and addressing poverty — will be thwarted as temperatures increase in rice-growing areas with continued climate change, according to a new study by an international team of … Continue reading

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India’s Green Revolution:Successes, Failures and Second Green Revolution

In the 1960s, there was concern from the Indian government that the country would not be able to grow enough food to support the ever increasing population, so they put into place what was called the ‘Green Revolution’. The idea … Continue reading

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Australia Hauls Japan into International Court Over Whaling

Australia will initiate legal action in the International Court of Justice in The Hague against Japan’s so-called “scientific” whaling in the Southern Ocean, three Rudd government ministers announced . read here

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Nobel-winning agricultural scientist Borlaug dies

Norman Borlaug, the U.S. agricultural scientist who received the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for developing high-yielding crops to prevent famine in the developing world, has died at age 95, Texas A&M University said.Borlaug, hailed as a central figure in the … Continue reading

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