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GMO crops could expect a brighter future

29 May, 2017 – Genetically modified (GMO) crops remain controversial, but scientists still have faith that they will help both to replace fossil fuels and to feed the world.

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Food industry is cooking the planet

25 May, 2017 – One of the biggest contributors to climate change is the agricultural food industry, but the political will to tackle the issue is lacking.

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Amazon rainforest faces double jeopardy

6 May, 2017 – Increased risk of drought-related wildfires at the heart of the Amazon rainforest adds to vulnerability caused by deforestation at the periphery.

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Vital groundwater depleted faster than ever

2 April, 2017 – Global use of irreplaceable groundwater is exhausting the supply so fast that researchers say it will drive up food prices and hit international trade.

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