1992 Photo Contest, Science & Technology, 2nd prize

Lynn Johnson

Black Star for National Geographic

01 January, 1991

Genetic Erosion: the World's Food Supply at Risk. A young girl close to death from malnutrition receives soy milk from a syringe at a children's home. The high protein food, produced by cross breeding soy bean varieties from Brazil and Indonesia, is proving to be a life saver in a world where about one billion people are afflicted by hunger.

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Lynn Johnson

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