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UN: Global agriculture needs a ‘profound transformation’ to fight climate change and protect food security

The Washington Post Climate change has already begun to affect the world’s food production, a new report   from the United Nations warns — and unless significant action is taken, it could put millions more people at risk of hunger and poverty in the next few decades. Story here. 

Changing Climate Threatens World’s Smallholder Farmers

UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - Farmers are already experiencing the effects of climate change but can also help to fight it, according to a new report released by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Story here.

Hundreds of deep-sea vents found spewing methane off US coast

New Scientist Methane is gushing forth from hundreds of newly-discovered deep-sea vents all along the US’s western seaboard. Story here.