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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Friday, 4 April 2014
Sharp rise in FAO Food Price Index
Food & Agriculture Organization
Weather and Black Sea tensions push prices to ten-month highs. Details here.
Blight, spawned by torrential rain, destroyed this & many other "backyard" tomato crops in western Canada a few years ago. PLT photo.