Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Boreal Forest Fires Could Release Deep Soil Carbon


NASA
Courtesy Environment & Climate Change, Canada.
Increasingly frequent and severe forest fires could burn generations-old carbon stored in the soils of boreal forests. Releasing this previously buried carbon into the atmosphere could change these forests’ balance of carbon gain and loss, potentially accelerating warming. Story here.

Healthy foods are expensive in poor countries, unhealthy foods cheap in rich countries. Study.


International Livestock Research Institute

Eggs and other nutrient-dense foods are expensive in poor countries, leading to child stunting, 
Photo by OXFAM.

while sugar and other nutrient-poor food are cheap in rich countries. 
Photo by Bennysaunders

Story here.