A role for algae when there are 10 billion mouths to feed
Borrowing from Al Gore, it may be an “inconvenient truth” but the world is facing two massive global challenges – food and energy security.
By 2050 we will need to feed 10 billion people. That will require a 70 per cent increase in food production and a doubling of our energy supply, while decreasing our carbon footprint. Existing agricultural and industrial production systems are incapable of meeting these demands. Something radically different and incredibly efficient is needed right now.
Could algae farming be the answer?
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