Parts of Brazil are suffering through their worst drought in decades. Agriculture and the food industry have been especially hard-hit -- but there are ripple effects as well.
Water power is the largest renewable energy source in the world, but some plants are running out of water due to severe droughts. Is climate change jeopardizing the future of hydropower plants?
The biggest international agribusiness trade fair is this year focusing on the treatment of farm animals. With consumers unwilling to pay more, producers are asking how expensive can cheap meat be?
Deforestation, agricultural expansion and fires have destroyed nearly 60 percent of the world's most biologically rich savanna, the Cerrado. Global Ideas views the region in pictures.
If dry seasons intensify with man-made climate change, the risk for self-amplified forest loss increases even more and could put the Amazon rainforest further at risk, an international team of scientists found.
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