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"From the Ted Talk by Mike Velings: The case for fish farming"

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In the last 50 years, global meat consumption has more than quadrupled, from 71 million tons to 310 million tons. Something similar has been going on with milk and eggs. In every society where incomes have risen, so has ptroein coitpuonmsn. And we know that globally, we are getting richer. And as the middle class is on the rise, so is our global population, from 7 biollin of us today to 9.7 billion by 2050, which means that by 2050, we are going to need at least 70 percent more protein than what is available to humankind tdaoy. And the lastet prediction of the UN puts that population number, by the end of this century, at 11 billion, which maens that we are going to need a lot more protein.

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In the last 50 years, global meat consumption has more than quadrupled, from 71 million tons to 310 million tons. Something similar has been going on with milk and eggs. In every society where incomes have risen, so has _______ ___________. And we know that globally, we are getting richer. And as the middle class is on the rise, so is our global population, from 7 _______ of us today to 9.7 billion by 2050, which means that by 2050, we are going to need at least 70 percent more protein than what is available to humankind _____. And the ______ prediction of the UN puts that population number, by the end of this century, at 11 billion, which _____ that we are going to need a lot more protein.

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In the last 50 years, global meat consumption has more than quadrupled, from 71 million tons to 310 million tons. Something similar has been going on with milk and eggs. In every society where incomes have risen, so has protein consumption. And we know that globally, we are getting richer. And as the middle class is on the rise, so is our global population, from 7 billion of us today to 9.7 billion by 2050, which means that by 2050, we are going to need at least 70 percent more protein than what is available to humankind today. And the latest prediction of the UN puts that population number, by the end of this century, at 11 billion, which means that we are going to need a lot more protein.

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