Monday, 1 July 2019

Global agriculture: Impending threats to biodiversity

Wine crops in Chile. A dreamstime photo.

A new study finds that expanding cropland to meet growing food demands, 
poses a far greater threat to biodiverity in the tropics than intensification. More here.

Canadian ice caps disappear, confirming 2017 scientific prediction

PHYS ORG The white patch in the lower left and dark spot in the upper right were all that remained of two, once-mighty glaciers in the regio...