Scientists warn about food shortage in 2033





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Published on Jun 3, 2010

A global famine that even can affect industrialized countries will be a consequence if the worlds waste of phosphorous don't stop. The essential element is a crucial ingredient in most fertilizers, and without it crops will not grows. A handful of countries are controlling most of the decreasing supplies of phosphate rock. Countries without it, could be in trouble.

The Norwegian science program Schrödingers katt aired the story about peak phosphorous in april 2010. This English subtitled version has been published on youtube after request from the participants. Copyrighted video is published by permission from Yara. http://nrk.no/programmer/tv/schroding... (article in Norwegian only)

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