Global Food Security and Supply

Rating: Wayne Martindale. 2015. Global Security and Food Supply. Wiley Blackwell. ISBN 978 1 118 69932 4 Malthus might have written about a time long past but his Essay on the Principle of Population published in 1798, still has a power to engage. The idea that, unchecked or unaided, population will always outstrip food supply is one of the fundamental tenets of population ecology but, some some reason, it never seems to apply to us. Malthus, in an age of […]