Crops grown for people to eat (green) versus for biofuel, or for animals to eat (purple). Image: National Geographic.
In this National Geographic feature on the future of food, a map that illustrates how much of the world's crops are grown for people to eat directly (green), compared to crops grown for biofuel or to feed animals.
“Only 55 percent of food-crop calories directly nourish people. Meat, dairy, and eggs from animals raised on feed supply another 4 percent.”
As advocates of plant-based diets have long argued, we could feed more humans by shifting our diets away from animal products, which consume more land, more fuel, and produce more emissions and pollution that adversely affect climate and environment.
Well, it’s finally official. After more than a year in regulatory limbo, The United States Justice Department has approved a $26 billion dollar deal between mobile carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.
Donald Trump says his administration will not provide any waivers or relief for Apple Mac Pro components built in China, and said Apple should instead build its products in the U.S.
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