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New Era of Food Scarcity Echoes Collapsed Civilisations

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Analysis by Lester R. Brown  - Inter Press Service WASHINGTON - The world is in transition from an era of food abundance to one of scarcity. Over the last decade, world grain reserves have fallen by one third. World food prices have more than doubled, triggering a worldwide land rush and ushering in a new geopolitics of food. Full story here. Mayan ruins at  Chichen Itza  Mexico. PLT photo