HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Malnutrition and misery will be 'unimaginable' by 2054

on will further stress resources for fresh water, renewable and fossil energy, fertilizers and pesticides.
  • For the most finite resource of all, land, each year more than 10 million hectares of cropland are degraded and lost because of soil erosion. This comes at a time when food production should be increasing dramatically to meet the needs of a rapidly expanding population. Pimentel noted that per-capita cropland has declined 20 percent worldwide in the past decade.

    "The only way to reverse the growing imbalance between human population numbers and food supply is to actively conserve cropland, fresh water, energy and other environmental resources," Pimentel said.

    "We must focus on developing appropriate, ecologically safe agricultural technologies for increasing food production. Either we are brave enough to limit our numbers or nature will impose its limits on our numbers and existence," he added.


    '"/>



  • Contact: Roger Segelken
    hrs2@cornell.edu
    607-255-9736
    Cornell University News Service
    13-Feb-2004


    Page: 1 2

    Related medicine news :

    1. Malnutrition in early years leads to low IQ and later antisocial behavior, USC study finds

    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:


    (Date:8/31/2020)... NEW YORK (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2020 ... ... the nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted exclusively to funding innovative lymphoma research and ... and patient services – today announced the 10th Anniversary of Blood Cancer Awareness ...
    (Date:8/31/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2020 , ... ... of innovative higher-learning opportunities through high-quality, career-relevant, and affordable online education – is ... Psychology . , Among the first of its kind in the nation, ...
    (Date:8/31/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Dr. Chang has over 20 years of ... developmental disabilities, as well as supporting staff in caring for patients and families. ... and staff development. She joined the company in 2015 as Chief of Clinical ...
    (Date:8/28/2020)... ... August 28, 2020 , ... The 15 scholarships being offered ... & Wellness mobile app and web-portal. NCPCV received a 2020 grant from Motorola ... each year to organizations, such as Destination Imagination, which support and advance public ...
    (Date:8/27/2020)... ... August 27, 2020 , ... Walk-in Dermatology’s SK-IN Medical ... its Greenvale, New York location. , Loren received her New York esthetic ... certified in chemical peels, microdermabrasion, Hydrafacial MD, dermaplaning, facial lymphatic, and various laser ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
    (Date:9/2/2020)... ... September 02, 2020 , ... Rigaku ... a roundtable discussion among industry professionals about successes and challenges of making changes ... American Pharmaceutical Review and will take place on October 15, 2020 at ...
    (Date:9/1/2020)... ... September 01, 2020 , ... Mara ... and Laser Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center, in Upstate New ... Physicians in Boston, with clinical faculty from the Harvard and Yale Departments of ...
    (Date:9/1/2020)... ... September 01, 2020 , ... September is National Ovarian ... for more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system. The ... ovarian cancer and about 14,000 women will die from this disease. Throughout the ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:
    Cached News: