The earth produces more than enough to make us all chubby

May 9, 2015

"The earth produces more than enough to make us all chubby, even on the leftovers: what’s left over after feeding more than a third of the world’s grain to livestock, which return to us only a small fraction of nutrients fed, and after turning now a third of the world fish catch into feed — and, the latest, feeding corn to cars via ethanol."

 

United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization, Economic and Social Development Department “World Agriculture: Towards 2015/2030,” 2003. http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/005/Y4252E/y4252e18.htm#TopOfPage Zabarenko, Deborah. “One-third of world fish catch used for animal feed” Reuters Online, article published 10/29/2008. Accessed on 2/23/09 http://www.reuters.com/article/environmentNews/idUSTRE49S0XH20081029

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