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The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World

The Fate of Food: What We'll Eat in a Bigger, Hotter, Smarter World (EPUB ebook)

By Little, Amanda

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Is the future of food looking bleak - or better than ever? At a time when every day brings news of drought and famine, Amanda Little investigates what it will take to feed a hotter, hungrier, more crowded world. She explores the past along with the present and discovers startling... innovations: remote-control crops, vertical farms, robot weedkillers, lab-grown meat, 3D-printed meals, water networks run by supercomputers, cloud seeding and sensors that monitor the microclimate of individual plants. She meets the creative and controversial minds changing the face of modern food production, and tackles fears over genetic modification with hard facts. The Fate of Food is a fascinating look at the threats and opportunities that lie ahead as we struggle for food security. Faced with a perilous future, it gives us reason to hope.
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ISBN 9781786076465
Published 6 Jun 2019
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781786076465
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
Imprint Oneworld Publications
Released 6 Jun 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Little, Amanda
Category Cultural Studies
Social Sciences
Politics & Government
Science: General Issues
Environmental Science
Popular Science
Management Of Land & Natural Resources
Technology, Engineering & Agriculture
Food & Beverage Technology
Environmental Engineering & Technology
Agriculture & Farming
Agricultural Science
Cookery / Food & Drink Etc
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 338.19
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Food supply, Food industry and trade, Food - Biotechnology, Food supply - Forecasting, Food industry and trade - Forecasting
NBS Text Popular Science
ONIX Text General/trade