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Falling water table may lead to global food crisis, warn experts

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 11:21

In India, 175 million people are being fed with grain that has been produced by overpumping, in China the figure is closer to 130 million.

`Humans gobbling up Earth at alarming pace`

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 05, 2012, 21:29

Everyday an average person gobbles up 4.1 litres of diesel fuel, 29 kg of soil and 2.2 tonnes of fresh water.

Global food inflation to return after brief respite

Last Updated: Saturday, July 16, 2011, 18:29

Red-hot food inflation that has vexed policy makers around the world seemed to take a breather last month, when corn and wheat prices tumbled on reports that crop shortages were easing.