Agriculture

The moment people began cultivating land and breeding plants and animals became a turning point for human civilization. Today, the global demand for food is rising along with the dramatic increase of the world’s population. How can humanity meet the world’s unprecedented demand for food?

Summaries

How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future

Rob Dunn

Little, Brown US, 2017

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Paul Tullis

The Guardian, 2019

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The Danger of Building a Better Bee

Bernhard Warner

The Guardian, 2018

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Mark Stevenson

Profile Books, 2017

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Consider user fees and regulatory caps on veterinary use

Thomas P. Van Boeckel et al.

Science, 2017

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Measuring Food Security and the Impact of Resource Risks

The Economist Intelligence Unit

EIU, 2017

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Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food

Ted Genoways

Harper, 2014

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How Processed Food Took Over the American Meal

Melanie Warner

Scribner, 2014

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Designing a World Where People Come First

Steve Hilton et al.

Public Affairs, 2016

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How Humanity Thrives in the Face of Natural Crisis: A Biography of an Ingenious Species

Ruth DeFries

Basic Books, 2014

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