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Image of Day: Exotic Crops May Become the Norm in UK

According to recent projections for global warming, in roughly 50 years England may look a lot less like it does today and a lot more like Madeira, an island off the coast of Morocco. That's according to a report by the BBC in a Radio 4 segment called Costing the Earth. The research suggests that temperatures in the UK could rise as much as 6 degrees with rainfall possibly increasing. And such changes in climate would also bring changes in agriculture; so much so that by 2060, the UK could be cultivating exotic crops such as avocados, red wine grapes and tropical fruit.

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