Will rising carbon dioxide levels make crops less nutritious?

Reductions of protein, iron and zinc expected: Harvard researchers say rising levels of carbon dioxide could make crops less nutritious and damage the health of hundreds of millions of people, with those living in some of the world’s poorest regions likely to be...

Drought in Europe means bad harvests, shriveled grassland

Supplies in exporting countries may also be eroded: Severe weather in Europe has coincided with adverse growing conditions in other major grain producing zones such as Russia and Australia, raising the risk that supplies in exporting countries will be eroded to their...

Florida is having a 10-month streak of toxic ‘red tide’

Can clay particles, phages, or ozone stop the bloom? In southwest Florida, a nearly unprecedented 10-month-long “red tide” has killed hordes of marine animals. Red tides occur worldwide and are caused by a variety of algal species. The culprit behind...