Agriculture feeds 8 billion people every day, but also threatens wild animals and plants because of the resources needed to raise our food, especially meat. The AP reported from five continents to better understand this protein problem – and learn about ways innovators are trying to solve it.
The Protein Problem: An AP series exploring the future of sustainable foods
With 8 billion people to feed every day, demand for protein – especially meat, which takes by far the biggest toll on the environment – soars as the population grows. As people around the world gather together for food-rich holidays, we wonder: Can we feed this growing world without starving the planet? The AP reported from five continents to learn about how some creative thinkers and innovators around the world are trying to solve it.