Eat Bugs

We’re a month away from going over budget in using this year’s planetary resources. One way to balance our ecological books is to eat more insects.

By mid-summer of each year, we use up the Earth.

Known as Earth Overshoot Day, it’s the day, sometime in August, when our yearly demand for ecological resources exceeds how much the planet can replenish those resources for the year. Soon after August 15, this year, Earth will be operating on a deficit.

All the while, the population of Earth is growing. It’s estimated there will be 9 billion people by 2050, an additional 2 billion than now.

That’s a lot of mouths to feed.

The question is, can the Earth’s resources handle the increase in food production required for all these people? Probably not.

So, what’s the solution? Bugs.

 

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