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Building back greener in Africa

Left unchecked, climate change, environmental destruction, rising sea levels, droughts, floods and other environmental risks could trigger mass migration, increase conflict and disrupt, if not reverse, a decade of economic growth in Africa.

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Climate change is affecting crop yields and reducing global food supplies

Farmers are used to dealing with weather, but climate change is making it harder by altering temperature and rainfall patterns, as in this year’s unusually cool and wet spring in the central United States.
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Organic Green New Deal? Comprehensive climate change policy must address the American food system

The proposed bill must put just rural economic and environmental development back on the table.
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Salmon farming, questioned in Chile, arrives in Argentina

Salmon farming is preparing to expand into Argentina from Norway, the world's largest farmed salmon producer.

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How school cafeterias are cutting carbon pollution

In schools in Oakland, California, small changes are adding up.
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Moody Awori, Siddharth Chatterjee: Hunger and food insecurity plague the lives of millions in Africa

Even as Kenya seeks to implement poverty reduction strategies, it should fix a keen eye on the rapid population growth.

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LISTEN: Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

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Peter Dykstra: Protected by an alphabet soup of acronyms

CITES, CCAMLR, LDC, MBTA, CBD, Ramsar, LWCF ... they may make your eyes glaze over, but they protect our health and planet.

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