Daily Archives: October 9, 2012

New Video of Montana Jones’ Lifestock

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“Food unrest” spreads as food becomes the new oil, and land, the new gold

Originally on Yahoo’s The Daily Ticker, via Cryptogon:

“The term ‘food unrest’ will become part of our daily vocabulary,” Brown tells The Daily Ticker.

It reflects the imbalance between the supply of food and demand for food globally.

On the demand side, says Brown, is a growing global population — 80 million more people born each year — and more people moving up the food chain, which means as many as 3 billion people are consuming more “grain intensive products” like meat, milk and eggs. “Rising affluence may have eclipsed population growth” as a major demand factor for food prices, says Brown. Continue reading

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