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We should ‘get better prepared’ for flash droughts globally
"We should pay close attention to the vulnerable regions with a high probability of soil drought and aridity."
Relocating croplands to ideal sites could drastically reduce agriculture’s environmental impacts
Croplands have replaced natural habitats that contained a lot of biodiversity — and crops don't even grow well there.
Smart soil sensors could reduce environmental damage from fertilizers
The chemPEGS sensor measures levels in the soil of ammonium, a compound converted to nitrites by soil bacteria.
Europeans ‘should adjust their diets’ to help save the planet
"The foods societies produce and eat today have a climatic ripple effect that extends far into the future."
Plants in the UK flower much earlier due to climate change
"The results are truly alarming, because of the ecological risks associated with earlier flowering times," an expert says.
Climate change will ‘greatly impact’ avocado and cashew farmers
Areas suitable for growing these crops will likely expand at higher altitudes and latitudes as temperatures rise.