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Industrial agriculture could be hitting fundamental limits in its capacity to produce sufficient crops to feed an expanding global population according to new research published in Nature Communications. The study by scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln argues that there have been abrupt declines or plateaus in the rate of production of major crops which undermine optimistic projections of constantly increasing crop yields. As much as “31% of total global rice, wheat and maize production” has experienced “yield plateaus or abrupt decreases in yield gain, including rice in eastern Asia and wheat in northwest Europe.”
Did you really needed this guy to tell you this ?
What do we do?
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What do we do?
We are damn good at at it.
In the US ESPECIALLY we create new laws at an ALARMING rate. And
some of these laws are the silliest, most invasive, intrusions on our personal
liberty and freedomto be completely INANE. Seatbelts are a great example--
Some of you think this law is a wonderful thing, without realizing how
ridiculous and illogical it is to have legislation enacted that gives a man
riding a motorcycle, balancing on two wheels, the AUTHORITY to cite other
drivers and remove (from them) their hard-earned cash for NOT PROTECTING
THEMSELVES...it is IDIOCY in its finest form.
What I want to know is - if we are the the 59th minute what will the next 10 years look like? Does he do a video on that? Does anyone have a theory?