• Vanishing Nutrients

    Vanishing Nutrients It’s a hazard of climate change you probably haven’t heard of  by Elena Suglia on December 10, 2018 Is it possible to starve yourself of nutrients while simultaneously gaining weight? It turns out the answer is yes. According to a growing body of research, rising carbon dioxide levels are making our food less nutritious, robbing key […]

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  • World’s Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed

    World’s Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed The world is already facing a severe water crisis. By Joe McCarthy and Erica Sanchez Nov. 20, 2018 The Amazon rainforest is home to 10% of the world’s species, generates 20% of global oxygen, and creates half of its own rain through an intricate […]

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  • How Amazon forest loss may affect water — and climate — far away

    How Amazon forest loss may affect water — and climate — far away A surge in deforestation under Brazil’s new president could ‘tip’ the Amazon, affecting weather and water supplies — in Brazil and beyond. BY CRAIG WELCH NOVEMBER 19, 2018 The rate at which rainforest is being cleared in the Brazilian Amazon has increased […]

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