Photo Gallery: A Drought-Induced Bottleneck
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Photo Gallery: A Drought-Induced Bottleneck

The Cost of Hunger Drought Only One Factor Behind High Food Prices

The severe drought in the US has been blamed the rising prices of agricultural commodities. But that is only part of the story: Biofuels, financial speculation and changing dietary habits are also playing a role. The global food supply faces pressure from all sides. By SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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