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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 24 Mar 22

A global food crisis is looming, with high natural gas prices driving up the cost of ammonia fertilizer and the war in Ukraine threatening this year’s crops from both there and Russia. The consequences of mishandling this crisis could be dire. Research by complexity theorist Yaneer Bar-Yam suggests that high food prices are directly connected to riots. High food prices precipitated the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’, the 2007 Mexican ‘tortilla riots’, and numerous other incidents of unrest. Now we might be on the cusp of a new wave of chaos if we are not able to manage the global supply. To …

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A global food crisis is looming, with high natural gas prices driving up the cost of ammonia fertilizer and the war in Ukraine threatening this year’s crops from both there and Russia. The consequences of mishandling this crisis could be dire. Research by complexity theorist Yaneer Bar-Yam suggests that high food prices are directly connected to riots. High food prices …

The Coming Global Fertilizer Crisis – and How to Solve it (The Pattern of Disruption, Part 5) Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 9 Feb 22

When the US Department of Agriculture established the National Organic Program (NOP) 21 years ago, in the year 2000—setting national standards for organic food products—many advocates of sustainable food systems… View Post The post Sustainable Farming and Rural Landscapes: James Rebanks’ English Pastoral appeared first on Areo.

When the US Department of Agriculture established the National Organic Program (NOP) 21 years ago, in the year 2000—setting national standards for organic food products—many advocates of sustainable food systems… View Post The post Sustainable Farming and Rural Landscapes: James Rebanks’ English Pastoral appeared first on Areo.


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