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Olive oil price skyrockets as Spanish drought bites

"This is turning out to be another bad year, to put it mildly," olive farmer Francisco José García de Zúñiga says. "We've had two years of drought in a row, 2022 and 2023, and two years of bad harvests."

drought & modernity's draw displaces Chenini residents
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Tunisian cave village empties out in face of drought and modernity’s draw

For 1,000 years, homes dug into a desert cliff have sheltered olive farmers and sheep herders from summer heat and winter cold. But an exodus threatens its future. “We are left alone here.”
Your favorite foods are at risk from a rapidly warming planet
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Your favorite foods are at risk from a rapidly warming planet

Avocados, coffee, and more could be subject to change—from how they’re grown to when we eat them.
How climate change is playing havoc with olive oil (and farmers)
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How climate change is playing havoc with olive oil (and farmers)

Extreme weather is making olive oil production far more erratic just as global demand is growing. A summer heat wave in Europe was the latest calamity.
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