"Food Ark"

"A crisis is looming: To feed our growing population, we’ll need to double food production. Yet crop yields aren’t increasing fast enough, and climate change and new diseases threaten the limited varieties we’ve come to depend on for food. Luckily we still have the seeds and breeds to ensure our future food supply—but we must take steps to save them."

Charles Siebert reports for National Geographic with photograph by Jim Richardson in the July 2011 issue.

Thursday, June 16, 2011