Climate Change

The fate of a plant community on a remote Andean ridge top is a cautionary tale for the future of botanical ingredients supply, and the future of the planet as a whole. ©Getty Images - RPB Media

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Centinela: Remember the name

By Hank Schultz

People who would like to put a damper on apocalyptic projections of the effects of climate change and habitat destruction like to focus on the fact that we’ll get through this, that life will find a way. There’s no doubting this (the world is not about...

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Could climate change cause DHA omega-3 from oceans to plummet?

By Stephen Daniells

Warming oceans may deliver a crushing blow to the production of DHA omega-3 by algae, which would ripple up the food chain and slash the global availability of this critical nutrient by 2100, says a scientific paper. But could rapid advances in plant...