Drought Could Drain More Than Brazil’s Coffee Crop

National Public Radio: Brazil, a country usually known for its rainforests, has been facing a severe drought in its breadbasket region, leaving people in the cities without water and farmers in the countryside with dying crops. Global prices for coffee, in particular, have been affected. Scientists in Brazil say the worst is yet to come - yet no one in the government, it seems, is listening. On a recent day, farmer Juliano Jose Polidor walks through the desiccated remains of his cornfields. What's happened to......

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