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In the face of extreme weather, scientists look to adapt crops

Do wild varieties of overlooked grains, fruits, and vegetables hold the key to developing more resilient agriculture?
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Bees, butterflies and other county pollinators getting millions in support

Because of the impacts of climate change, habitat loss, disease and the use of pesticides, the number of pollinators that make so many fruits and vegetables possible are on the decline.

A rocket scientist's solution for your moldy strawberries

A rocket scientist's solution for your moldy strawberries

A California-based startup is pioneering a new solution to sad greens: a thermodynamic sticker that captures condensation inside your produce box.
Mango peel could help clean up oil contamination, research finds
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Mango peel could help clean up oil contamination, research finds

An extract of the fruit's peel can be used to break down oil sludge, according to new Australian research.
In soaring heat, Pakistan's farmers are paying the price
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In soaring heat, Pakistan's farmers are paying the price

Pakistan's farmers are struggling to bring in a harvest as the country's weather patterns change as a result of climate change.

University's 'digital sandbox' shows how climate change effects human life.

A team at the University of Bradford has mixed the latest computer technology with an old-fashioned sandpit to create a tool that can predict how climate change can transform civilisations.

A TEAM at the University of Bradford has mixed the latest computer technology with an old-fashioned sandpit to create a tool that can predict how climate change can transform civilisations.

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In cities, it's the smoke, not the fire, that will get you.

As climate-change fuels increasingly large and frequent wildfires that hit closer and closer to densely populated urban centers, the smoke they produce is becoming a public health crisis.

NO ONE KNOWS what sparked the violent fires ablaze in the hills of California wine country. In the last five days, the flames have torched more than 160,000 acres across Napa and Sonoma counties, reducing parts of Santa Rosa to piles of cinder and ash and leaving more than 20 dead and hundreds missing. And far from the white-hot embers of destruction, residents from San Francisco to Sacramento to Fresno have been waking up this week to choking fumes, commuting to work under skies tinged orange with dust and soot.

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