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A Drought in Australia, a Global Shortage of Rice – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/17/business/worldbusiness/17warm.html?em&ex=1208750400&en=e32551d79f6e6955&ei=5087 Lindsay Renwick, the mayor of this dusty southern Australian town, remembers the constant whir of the rice mill. “It was our little heartbeat out there, tickety-tick-tickety,” he said, imitating the giant fans that dried the rice, “and now it … Continue reading

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