An uncertain future for livestock production in the tropics

Terra Daily


Nairobi, Kenya (SPX) Apr 07, 2022

Cattle, whether grazing in small herds along the roadside or lowing singly from a nearby field, are an emblematic sight for much of Africa, as characteristic of the continent as the yoked oxen of southeast Asia or the gray squirrels of American suburbs. Yet large swathes of the continent may be stripped of the creatures as early as 2045 due to climate change-induced heat stress, according to a p

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