Researchers at McGill and AZ State report global increase in phosphorus demand and amount of mined P consumed per person/yr 1961-2007 as linked to increase in meat consumption. They suggest modification of meat consumption and slowed population growth as a partial solution to rapid exhaustion of this essential non-renewable resource. See: http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/52298. Cool video abstract includes nod to P losses in ag systems and livestock systems.This article was posted in Uncategorized.
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