Climate change transforming Britain’s farms as crops of tea and olives appear

Reuters: British farmers are experimenting with crops such as olives and nectarines which have traditionally been imported from southern Europe, while the first British tea plantation has opened with a changing climate set to transform the nation’s countryside. Flowers will bloom early and crops will be harvested sooner as Britain marches toward what the government describes as a “wetter and warmer” UK. Britain’s first tea plantation has opened in Cornwall in southwest England, the country’s warmest......

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