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Outgrowing the Earth

The Food Security Challenge in an Age of Falling Water Tables and Rising Temperatures

by Lester Russell Brown

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company .
Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7452086M
ISBN 100393060705
ISBN 109780393060706


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