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May 2013 Blog Posts (5)

One-third of animal species will be hit by climate change, scientists warn

By Press Association, the Guardian

Plant and animal species could see dramatic losses as habitats become unsuitable and ecosystems collapse.

One-third of common la nd animals could see dramatic…


Added by Emma Njoki on May 22, 2013 at 10:09am — No Comments

Fighting Off the Coffee Curse

By Emma Bryce, Green blogs,The New York Times

Until this year, John Vandermeer, an ecologist and coffee researcher at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, had never lost a tree to fungus.

The smattering of ora…


Added by Fredrick Suyanka on May 21, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

New policy brief: Helping smallholder farmers mitigate climate change

Publisher: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) and the MICCA Programme have collaborated on a recently released policy brief on the role of smallholders in climate change mitigation and adaptation.…


Added by Stephen Muriithi on May 13, 2013 at 4:15am — 1 Comment

What's Up Progresso!

Most of the blog posts don't seem to have any comments. Assuming the stuff is not worthy of comment, one wonders if this site is still ALIVE. Looking at the current Challenges, the 'current'  one expired in 2012. Meaning even the webmaster is sleeping on the job. 

Just a little disappointed. Thanks

Added by Muchangi Simon (Ras) on May 10, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Robusta Coffee Rises on Inventory Sales Speculation; Sugar Falls

By Isis Almeida,Bloomberg

Robusta coffee rebounded in London on speculation exchange data due later today will show stockpiles declined as beans from producing countries are trading at a premium. Sugar fell and cocoa swung between gains and losses.

Robusta inventories with a valid grading certificate in warehouses monitored by NYSE Liffe were 126,250 metric tons on April 15. The exchange data is due today and may show…


Added by Fredrick Suyanka on May 2, 2013 at 1:12pm — No Comments

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