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Salt patches, a product of rising seas, are spreading rapidly on the Chesapeake’s Eastern Shore

Climate change is claiming farmland at “an alarmingly high rate” in one of the Mid-Atlantic’s most productive agricultural regions, inflicting tens of millions of dollars in economic damage, of scientists says in a new study.

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As extreme weather increasingly threatens crops, study finds taxpayers pay the price

A new report finds the federal government is spending billions on crop failures caused by extreme weather — and it’s only growing more expensive.
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Texas drought has deepened amid this year’s brutal heat

After a long summer of extreme heat, Texas has been battered by a lingering drought that’s damaging crops, drying up water supplies and causing wildfires.
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A catastrophic flood on California’s Central Coast has plunged already marginalized Indigenous farmworkers into crisis

Cascading climate disasters and unjust labor and immigration policies leave undocumented farm laborers without a safety net.

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The Philippines' food worries amid Ukraine war and typhoons

The Philippines is grappling with food insecurity amid natural disasters and global price rises.
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New documents reveal corrosion, leaking in coal seam gas wells, raising contamination fears

Significant corrosion and leaking has been detected in a number of coal seam gas wells in Queensland, and an engineering academic is now concerned about the potential contamination of groundwater and crops.