Study: Climate change threatens global banana shortage

Madeleine Cuff
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The banana boom enabled by warmer temperatures may be coming to an end | Credit: David Bebber
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The banana boom enabled by warmer temperatures may be coming to an end | Credit: David Bebber

Largest banana-producing nations set to suffer 'significant declines' in yields as a result of a warming world

Bananas could be in short supply in a warmer world according to a new study released today by the University of Exeter, which suggests some of the world's largest banana exporters could see "significant...

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