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Planet Earth Under Pressure!

Today, residential and agricultural land occupies more than 40 percent of the planet's total land surface. By the year 2050, the world population is expected to reach about 9 billion. That's almost 3 billion more people who need food, water and shelter to survive. This rapid population growth, combined with rising dietary and biofuel consumption, has led to a major transformation of Earth's land, water and air systems.

Feed a Growing World without Destroying the Planet

To provide food for current population and for future generations, we need to ...

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