As we get closer to Spring, this short article published in CNN’s SciTechBlog becomes more and more relevant. It urges people to become volunteer backyard scientists by participating in Project BudBurst, which is enlisting people all over the country to report when their plants bloom. These reports, when combined, will help scientists track trends in climate change. The article also suggests that people learn abour their local environment, and try to find local food, either through food coops, public gardens, or farmers’ markets. Check out the links contained in this story, then go exercise your green thumb.
Climate Change in Tourism, Industry & Agriculture.
Agriculture is one of the most vital sectors in the world, and it is also one of the most vulnerable to climate change. The changing weather patterns are leading to unpredictable rainfall, droughts, and floods, which are severely impacting crop yields. In developing countries, where the majority of