Land Title: Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions, Fourth Edition Authors: Michael I. McKinney, Robert M. Schoch, Logan Yonavjak
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Chapter 13: Food and Soil Resources

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, World Agriculture Information Centre web site is the place to go for information on global food issues of all kinds, be it economics, agriculture, fisheries, nutrition, or any other related topic.
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, World Agriculture Information Centre
Food for the Hungry World Crisis Network is a Christian-based organization that aims to provide relief for starving populations around the world. To learn more about this organization, visit their web site.
Food for the Hungry World Crisis Network
Some people have very strong feelings against eating meat or using animal products—perhaps you even feel this way. You can explore this point of view by visiting the Vegetarian Resource Group and the World Guide to Vegetarianism web sites.
Vegetarian Resource Group
The Noah's Ark Organic Farming web site is a good source of information and links on organic farming, natural foods, soil quality, and related issues.
Noah's Ark Organic Farming
Information on issues surrounding biotechnology and transgenic crops can be found at the USDA Agricultural Biotechnology web site.
Agricultural Biotechnology
This USGS publication describes the desertification process.
USGS Desertification
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is an important effort to control soil loss and fight human-induced land degradation. You will learn about these issues as you explore this web site.
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
The Task Group on Public Perceptions of Biotechnology fosters public education and monitors policy in the European Community.
Public Perception of Biotechnology
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