Australia agriculture faces climate upheaval: scientist

Outlet: Reuters

August 3, 2010

Land available for agriculture in Australia, one of the world’s largest food exporters, is in danger of shrinking because of climate change, a leading scientist said on Tuesday. More grain was also likely to be grown in the north as climate change cuts production in the drier south with more marginal areas turned over to pasture, threatening Australia’s position as the world’s fourth largest grain exporter…

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