The Devourer (Homo devorans)

  • Julian Cribb


How we are consuming the planet in order to feed ourselves. Ten drivers of food insecurity and their interplay. Population outlook, risks of regional famine and megacity failure as the Earth warms and farm resources become critically stressed. Water wars, soil crises, food waste and fishery failures. Food-related disease now involved in two thirds of all deaths. Farming transformed: from ‘agribusiness’ to ‘agritecture’. Novel foods. The Blue Revolution. The Age of Food: renewable, climate-proof, sustainable, mega-diverse, delicious, clean, healthy, local, aquatic.


Food Food insecurity Population Water scarcity Soil loss Food waste Climate shocks Killer foods Nutrient recycling Skyfarms Aquaponics Novel foods Age of Food 


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  • Julian Cribb
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  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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