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Old 02-21-2008, 10:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
trebuchet03
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Globally, foodstuff prices increased 37% last year (over the 14% increase in 2006). Food tensions, shortages and riots have taken their toll in Pakistan, Indonesia, Egypt, Guinea, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, Uzbekistan, Yemen and the list goes on… A stampede of cooking oil buyers, in China, left three people dead and thirty-one injured.
^^ Paraphrasing a NY Times article on Palm Oil.

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Clearly too many people/acre.
Too many people in general... Correction - too many people with a horribly balanced lifestyle. But that said, I'll say too few people/acre. If the grocery store were within walking or cycling distance - there would be no food/fuel competition I hate the whole suburban concept anyway :/ You want me to drive way out where to do anything?!!?
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