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  • Large-scale irrigation - Understanding energy-water-food connections

    Large-scale irrigation - Understanding energy-water-food connections

    Original story at MIT News An MIT team is providing new understanding of the growing interconnections among three critical resources: energy, water and food. The work focuses on Pakistan`s Indus Basin, where irrigation water is increasingly pumped ...

    Nancy W. Stauffer

  • Seeing Green: Saving Forests or Food Prices?

    Seeing Green: Saving Forests or Food Prices?

    A growing population and rapid development will put a strain on land used to grow food over the next century. But if reforestation is used to avoid climate change it will create further strain, says a new MIT study. Written by Vicki Ekstrom.You can ...

    Vicki Ekstrom

  • From yeast, researchers learn how populations collapse

    From yeast, researchers learn how populations collapse

    Findings could help fishery and wildlife managers monitor their stocks before disaster strikes. Written by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office.You can read the original new in MIT NewsIn the early 1990s, overfishing led to the collapse of one of the most ...

    Anne Trafton, MIT News Office