Can we save endangered foods?

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For most of our time on Earth, humans have been hunter-gatherers who ate what grew nearby. But, recently, the genetic diversity of our food has disappeared. By 1970, 90% of the varieties of wheat grown in China were gone. As the climate crisis continues, this could have a serious effect on the world’s food supply.

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Activities

  1. The year is 2050, and the world’s food supplies are beginning to collapse. List three ways this might affect society. Then, list three things we could do now to avoid it in the future.
  2. Create a poster or leaflet which advises people on how to eat more sustainably.