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California almonds have small carbon footprint compared to other protein foods
Posted 7/23/2015 - California produces more than 80 percent of the world's commercial almonds. Popularity of the nuts has spurred almond acreage in the state to expand from 510,000 acres in 2000 to roughly 890,000 acres in 2015, according to the USDA National Agricultural...
Drought is impacting California’s wildflowers
Posted 7/15/2015 - Native wildflowers in California are losing species diversity after multiple years of drier winters, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, which provides the first direct evidence of climate change impacts in the state's...