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Rapid climate change threatens Asia's Rice Bowl

Bangkok -- As Asia's monsoon season begins, leading climate specialists and agricultural scientists warned today that rapid climate change and its potential to intensify droughts and floods could threaten Asia's rice production and pose a significant threat to millions of people across the region. read more
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Earths Rice Bowl Threatened by Climate Change

News : Disaster News Network (2 years ago)

This story is part of a special National Geographic News series on global water issues. The reports is entitled “Scientists Race to Save World’s Rice Bowl From Climate Change” by Ker Than For National Geographic News: “Climate chang... Read Post

Drought, Flooding And ‘Multiple, Combined Outbreaks’ Of Pests Threaten To Reduce Asian Agricultural Output 50%

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

Two of Southeast Asia’s most valuable crops — rice and cassava — are under pressure from multiple, simultaneous threats fueled by climate change. In the last week, the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food S... Read Post

Climate Change Threatens Rice Production

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

Once-in-a-lifetime floods in the Philippines, India's delayed monsoon, and extensive drought in Australia are taking their toll on this year's rice crops, demonstrating the vulnerability of rice to extreme weather.... Read Post


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