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"Future Solutions for a Food Secure World"

Call for Abstracts for a special issue of Solutions Journal

Deadline for abstracts 31 July 2015

Send any questions and abstracts to foodsecuresolutions@gmail.com

For more information and updates about the Special Issue see: http://foodgovernance.com/future-solutions-for-a-food-secure-world/

The challenges ahead to feed 9 billion people by 2050 are well articulated (and contested), but innovative solutions remain elusive and time is of the essence. One possible reason that solutions are...

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Oceans cover almost three-quarters of the planet, hold 97 percent of its water, produce more than half of the oxygen in the atmosphere, and absorb the most carbon. We evolved from the oceans and they are crucial for life on planet earth.

The marine environment is also where we work, trade, recreate, and obtain food. About 40 percent of humanity lives within 100 kilometers of the coast and ocean-based businesses—from fisheries to tourism to energy generation and shipping—contribute more than US$500 billion to the global economy.

With increasing pressures and the degradation of many parts of the marine environment, including reduced fish and other species' populations, there is a growing awareness that more holistic approaches are needed to manage our impacts on the marine...

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