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10% — not 75% — of crop yield is pollinator-dependent: Our World in Data debunks claims that global food supply is imminently endangered by ‘disappearing’ insects

It’s unfortunate that the wildlife we care least about provides us with the most functional value. We favor the bears ...
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Infographic: Global cancer death rates declining or holding steady

Our World in Data | 
The overall global trends on cancer mortality ... tells a story which at first glance can seem conflicting. The total ...
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Infographic: US cancer death rates have been dropping steadily after many peaked in the early 1990s

Our World in Data | 
The chart provides longer-run trends in cancer death rates, from 1930 in the United States... . Overall, particularly in lung ...
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Infographic: Number of people with cancer has more than doubled since 1990

Our World in Data | 
How many people in the world have cancer? Globally, it's estimated that 42 million people across the world suffered from ...
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Infographic: 5-year US cancer survival rates are on the rise

Our World in Data | 
Despite increasing global cancer deaths, cancer death rates across many types have been falling. This is partly attributed to earlier ...
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Global average income has tripled in 50 years, driving rapid increase in meat consumption

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You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately - or cut it ...
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Is organic really better for the environment than conventional agriculture?

Our World in Data | 
As the total global population continues to rise and economic growth drives a transition towards more resource-intensive diets, a growing ...
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