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Extreme heat waves endanger the quality of European specialties, according to the Spanish regional minister

Intense droughts this summer have damaged all kinds of crops in Europe. Grain, honey and wine producers, for example, struggle to deliver normal production levels and ensure consistent quality. Extended heat waves have endangered the production of European regional specialties, such as world-famous French cheeses and Spanish ham. These products are protected by a European

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China warns of ‘serious’ threat to harvest from worst heat wave on record

China’s autumn harvest is “severely threatened” by high temperatures and drought, authorities have warned, calling for measures to protect crops from the hottest summer on record in the country. The world’s second-largest economy was hit by a record temperaturesflash floods and droughts this summer – phenomena that scientists say are becoming more frequent and intense

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