UN says climate change is threatening global food diversity and could cause crop extinctions

January 21, 2015 by  
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A policy paper released by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says that climate change is posing a very real threat to the diversity of food crops. Researchers are concerned that many of the most commonly raised crops and livestock animals will not be able to adapt to rising global temperatures and volatile weather patterns. Without drastic conservation measures, the FAO fears some crops could become extinct. Read the rest of UN says climate change is threatening global food diversity and could cause crop extinctions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , Biodiversity , Climate Change , crops , endangered , farming , food , global warming , hunger , resources , threats , United Nations

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UN says climate change is threatening global food diversity and could cause crop extinctions

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