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Rising temperatures threaten a food crisis

A recent study reports that the geographical range of some agricultural crops -- such as corn and beans -- may be greatly reduced if temperatures continue to rise. While some farmers may be able to readjust what they grow, ...

dateJun 03, 2011 in Environment
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Future of food policy should start at home

Long accustomed to plentiful and affordable meat, fish, fruit and vegetables, Australians may have to get used to higher prices as the soaring cost of agricultural staples suggests an era of cheap food is coming to an end.

dateJan 10, 2011 in Health
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Modeling Pakistan's flooding

The catastrophic flooding in Pakistan, which began with the annual monsoons towards the end of July 2010, has affected nearly 62,000 square miles -- or one fourth of the entire surface of the USA and Alaska. Six million are ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Environment
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