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Pick of the week

Food sources

Monday 16 October is World Food Day, which is held every year to highlight the need to protect our food sources and end world hunger. To mark this, our pick this week investigates how climate change and other human influences are affecting the food we eat – by impacting everything from bees to the weather. 

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Fast Facts

Each issue of 'Big Picture' comes with a sprinkling of Fast Facts, fascinating snippets of information on the topic covered.

Browse through all of our Fast Facts indexed by topic