Next meeting: Wednesday 23rd November, Room 202, 1.00. Topic: globalisation of diseaase - HIV, Obesity. Presentation by Nisal Weerakoon.
The Malthusian Crisis. Is there enough food & other resources for the world's growing population? What does the current rise in food prices mean for future global food security? Article: http://www.economist.com/node/18200618?story__id=18200618 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12277807
Video (the first one is from Fox News so handle with care!)
http://www.economist.com/blogs/dailychart/2011/05/world_population_forecastsFrom the Economist: worth reading some of the comments below the main article.