Climate and Agriculture

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A reading from ‘The Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene’ by The Center for Climate and Security that discusses the impact of climate change on crop security. The reading
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A video that describes a new gene editing technology, ‘CRISPR: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats’, which could be utilized in agricultural production in response to climate change. This video by Zachary Lippman, Cold Spring
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A reading by John Agaba, Alliance for Science, Cornell University, that describes the importance of food security in Sub-Saharan Africa, in the face of climate change. This reading includes several examples of genetically modified crops
A review  article that describes the spread of disease in plants due to climate change. This article in the African Journal of Biotechnology discusses how rising temperatures and changing concentrations of carbon dioxide can affect
As a High School or Undergraduate teacher in Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, or Agricultural Sciences, you can use this lesson plan to teach your students about the desert locust outbreaks of 2019-2020, how it may
A classroom/laboratory activity to learn about suitable climatic conditions for a crop and to determine how climate change may affect food production (specifically, cocoa production). In this activity, students will learn about the relationship between
A reading to learn about the effects of climate change on food security and to explore climate change adaptation measures to ensure food security.  The modules in this reading (from the Contents) are: Climate Change
A teaching module to understand the two-way relationship between the food system and climate change. Students will learn about climate change and the specific impacts of climate change on agriculture. They will also discuss actions

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