Who will feed the world?

THE world is in a tough spot.

Food and water supplies are running out, population is growing and the climate is getting warmer.

Respected science journalist and author of The Coming Famine, Julian Cribb, believes all these issues will lead to the world becoming virtually unsustainable.

Mr Cribb was in WA last week addressing the “Where is Apiculture Heading in the next 20 years?” conference held in Manjimup.

He said estimates at the moment see the world population climbing as high as 10 or 11 billion people by the mid-2060s while current estimates show the world will not have enough water in 25 years.

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