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Drought-Driven Food Costs May Damp Consumer Sentiment

Sara J Dufort

September 5, 2012

Due to the severe drought that has affected the Midwest, food costs are expected to rise for the next nine months. The drought, which is the worst in decades, has already destroyed more than half of the United States’ corn crop. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has already declared 1,600 counties...

Kenya’s elephants dying amid drought

Maideline Sanchez

September 9, 2009

From the Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya – A drought in Kenya has gotten so bad that it is felling even the giants of the animal kingdom — the country's famed elephants which are dying as rivers dry up and grasslands shrivel in parched game reserves. The bones of the elephants bleaching ...

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