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“At some point out there—maybe 2100, maybe 2150—worldwide demand for food will actually start declining. At that point, we could actually start shrinking the amount of land we use to grow food, and start re-wilding the planet.”
— Ramez Naam
Visionary farming technology has its place, says futurist Ramez Naam, but some of the best long-range tools for boosting food production may already be here.