Amid pandemic, Pacific islands work to offset food shortages

This July 2020 photo provided by Fiji’s Ministry of Agriculture shows staff members of the Suva Christian School, Louisa John, left, and her colleague working in their garden in Suva, Fiji. Coronavirus infections have barely touched many of the remote islands of the Pacific, but the pandemic’s fallout has been enormous, disrupting the supply chain […]

Water limitations in the tropics offset carbon uptake from arctic greening

A map of the world shows the changes in global gross primary productivity (GPP), an indicator of carbon uptake, from 1982-2016. Each dot indicates a region with a statistically significant trend. Credit: NASA/Nima Madani More plants and longer growing seasons in the northern latitudes have converted parts of Alaska, Canada and Siberia to deeper shades […]