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How fossil fuel emissions could take protein from the diets of the world´s poorest people

News: Jun 17, 2015

The rapidly rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere affect plants’ absorption of nitrogen, which is the nutrient that restricts crop growth in most terrestrial ecosystems. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have now revealed that the concentration of nitrogen in plants’ tissue is lower in air with high levels of carbon dioxide, regardless of whether or not the plants’ growth is stimulated.

Read article of the subject and interview of Senior lecturer Johan Uddling in The Guardian.


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