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Researchers try producing potato resistant to climate change

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Karl Zimmerer: Fewer crops are feeding more people worldwide – and that's not good

Over half the calories humans eat today come from corn, wheat and rice. Raising a greater diversity of types of crops and animals (agrobiodiversity) makes diets healthier and farming more resilient.

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