PLANET IN PERIL (PinP) "Where science gets respect." Scientist Norman Kuring created this image of Earth's eastern hemisphere by combining data from six separate orbits made by a satellite in 2012. NASA / 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.