Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Scientists Race to Save World's Rice Bowl From Climate Change

Swells rise into a rice field in Dhal Char, Bangladesh, making it hard to cultivate. Climate change may make such events more frequent and severe.
Photograph by Peter Essick, National Geographic

Scientists Race to Save World's Rice Bowl From Climate Change: "Climate change is predicted to cause more intense and frequent floods and droughts in Southeast Asia, threatening the world's rice bowl and millions of people who live there unless preventive actions are taken soon, scientists warn."

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