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Food security threatened as pests move poleward with global warming

September 18th, 2013 by University of Exeter

A paper ‘Crop pests and pathogens move polewards in a warming world‘ published in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that global warming is resulting in the spread of crop pests towards the North and South Poles at a rate of nearly 3 km a year. The research by scientists at the University of Exeter […]