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How would a widespread plant-based diet influence the maximum sustainable human population on earth?

A meta-analysis of studies on the maximum sustainable human population on earth found the median estimate to be 7.7 billion people1. Earth's current human population is about 7.5 billion and is ...
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Are insects a feasible source of proteins for the new millennium?

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recently focused on insects as a source of proteins for the increasing population (1). However this makes me doubt, being insects on the second level of ...
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Vegetarianism and feeding more people

A vegetarian meal takes much less resources to grow as compared to a non-vegetarian meal. Has any research been done to quantify this effect? e.g. If a non-vegetarian person goes vegetarian, how many ...