Food Security

This simple animation shows thousands of years of food globalization in one map

Grains are a staple food across the world. Image: REUTERS/China Daily

Gerry Everding

Executive Director of News Research, Washington University in St Louis

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Animation illustrates how four of the ancient world’s most important domesticated grain crops spread across the Old World between 7,000 and 3,500 years ago. Image: Javier Ventura/Washington U. in St. Louis

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