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Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide – Science Daily

Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found — with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn. The study, conducted by scientists at the University of Notre Dame, University of South Florida…

One third of UK fruit and vegetables are imported from climate-vulnerable countries

(London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) One third of UK fruit and vegetables are imported from climate-vulnerable countries – and this is on the rise. Researchers call for a radical rethink of our trade strategies to ensure people in the UK have continued access to fruit and vegetables.

A Woman Warned GM about Warming, But Men Didn’t Listen – Scientific American

A General Motors scientist who conducted pioneering research on climate change in the 1960s says she faced sexism that made it difficult to do her job. Ruth Reck’s allegations raise questions about whether GM executives dismissed or downplayed her findings…

Climate Change–and Research–Raced Forward as Trump Turned His Back – Scientific American

The Trump administration has spent four years consciously ignoring—and often working against—scientists’ efforts to raise the alarm about climate change. In the wake of hurricanes, floods, wildfires and extreme heat, President Trump has continually questioned the science of global warming….

Hidden losses deep in the Amazon rainforest

New research shows that animal patterns are changing in the absence of landscape change, which signals a sobering warning that simply preserving forests will not maintain rainforest biodiversity.