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Card #37: Famines
Starvation can be caused by lower agricultural yields and by the reduction of marine biodiversity.
- Freshwater resources if we consider that a famine is not only a lack of food but also a lack of water.
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12th March 2020: The Food and Agriculture Organization warns of a new locust invasion in Kenya in Somalia and Ethiopia (terrestrial biodiversity) that poses an unprecedented threat to food security (lower agricultural yields).
Decrease in the quantity of fruit trees in the Sahel.
Crop yields in South Asia declining despite technological improvements.