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Phosphate: A critical resource misused and now running low

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Date: 30/08/2011

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This report by Fred Pearce for the Yale Environment 360 online journal details the state of global phosphates rock reserves and the initiatives (and the lack thereof) to promote the smart and efficient use of this non-renewable resource used a fertilizer and palliate pollution and eutrophication in agricultural environments. Loaded with the latest data and policy debate on the subject, this report offers a thorough overview of where the world stands in regard to phosphate.


 

This report by Fred Pearce for the Yale Environment 360 online journal details the state of global phosphates rock reserves and the initiatives (and the lack thereof) to promote the smart and efficient use of this non-renewable resource used a fertilizer and palliate pollution and eutrophication in agricultural environments. Loaded with the latest data and policy debate on the subject, this report offers a thorough overview of where the world stands in regard to phosphate.

30/08/2011


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