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Help! We’re running out of phosphorus

The last few years there has been much discussion about the availability of phosphorus.  Like water, it’s becoming increasingly scarce. Although the issue of water shortages has received much attention, fertilizers are just as important. Europe has a limited supply of extractable phosphorus. At the moment, the Netherlands is the only European country with a phosphorus surplus. Prices of this commodity are expected to rise as shortages continue to grow. Will we run out of phosphorus? Is this concern justified and what can we do about it?
 

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