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Volume 14 Number 27:  6 July 2011

Meeting the Food Needs of a Growing World Population: How can it best -- most assuredly -- be done?

Journal Reviews
A History of Drought Duration and Frequency in the U.S. Corn Belt: Are droughts in this important agricultural region occurring more often and lasting longer than droughts of prior centuries? ... and is this happening in response to rising temperatures?

A Reassessment of Long-Term Atlantic Hurricane Statistics: Does the reassessment change what was previously believed about the wicked storms?

Impacts of Biofuel Feedstock Harvesting in Tallgrass Prairies: Is it another case of the cure being worse than the disease?

Effects of Elevated CO2 and Drought Stress on Nitrogen Metabolism in Barley: What is the net effect of the two opposing phenomena?

Overcoming Photoinhibition in a Tropical Tree Species: Can atmospheric CO2 enrichment help the cause?

Resiliency of the Carob or St. John's Bread Tree to Climate Change: How does it respond to the degree of 21st-century drought and heat projected by the IPCC?

Medieval Warm Period Project
This issue's Medieval Warm Period Record comes from Southern Okinawa Trough, East China Sea.

Ocean Acidification Database
The latest addition of peer-reviewed data archived to our database of marine organism responses to atmospheric CO2 enrichment is Purple Sea Urchin [Paracentrotus lividus]. To access the entire database, click here.