Food Discussion : Why Eating Crickets Might Save the Planet

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    Why Eating Crickets Might Save the Planet



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    ... From the insects long eaten by tribes in Africa and Australia, to the popular modern snack of crispy-fried locusts and beetles enjoyed in Thailand, the U.N. estimates that at least 2 billion people — nearly a quarter of the world’s population — eat insects regularly. There are over 1,900 edible insect species that have been documented to date including beetles, caterpillars, bees, ants, locusts, termites, flies, and, of course, crickets ...

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    ... By 2050, the global demand for meat will double as the world population grows rapidly. The farming necessary for the current meat output is already considered by many to be environmentally devastating, so doubling that could potentially lead to catastrophe ...

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    https://www.yahoo.com/food/why-eating-crickets-might-save-the-planet-plus-a-127038603116.html


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