Down the pan – what is happening to the world’s phosphorous?

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Phosphorous is due to become a scarcely available┬áresource this century. This has huge ramifications for the way food is produced – because of the reliance on mined phosphate fertiliser – and it will change how our waste is dealt with. Would you like to know why? Listen again to BBC Radio 4’s Out of This World (11Feb2010)

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Material World (an older BBC story)

The Shocking History of P

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