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India’s annual farm output is down this year, with fears of drought

The Economic Times of India reports on challenges facing India’s agricultural economy: India’s farm sector shrank for the first time in five years in the year ended March 31, Farm Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Wednesday, a day after … Continue reading

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Abu Dhabi faces acute water scarcity

An article on gulfnews highlights the situation facing the United Arab Emirates, and the wider world, regarding the availability of water: Abu Dhabi is considered a “water-stressed” area as the emirate’s per capita availability of fresh, natural and renewable water … Continue reading

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Fertilization Major Cause of Biodiversity Loss

The Epoch Times reports on a recent paper published in the journal Nature: The world’s grasslands are being destabilized by fertilization, according to a paper recently published in the journal Nature. In a study of 41 grassland communities on five … Continue reading

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Feeding the Hungry

Feeding the hungry is set to become increasingly difficult in our changing world, as this news article illustrates: “Last week, a source leaked a draft report, drawn up by the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and due to be released … Continue reading

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