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How Myanmar refugees in India risk their lives to save crops back home

Tian Chin is a Myanmar refugee in India who, like many others, is forced to secretly cross the border to…

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Tech

Growing Crops Under Solar Panels? Now There’s a Bright Idea

Heavy precipitation that can damage crops is also on the rise, since a warmer atmosphere holds more moisture. “In times…

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Europe

Rising fertiliser prices may prompt French farmers to switch grain crops

Issued on: 14/10/2021 – 08:49 Surging prices and tight supply of fertilisers have swelled grain farmers’ costs and could prompt…

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USA News

As drought worsens, California farmers are being paid not to grow crops

BLYTHE, Calif. —  Green fields of alfalfa and cotton rolled past as Brad Robinson drove through the desert valley where his…

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United Kingdom

Stink bug species found in Surrey as experts warn they could become ‘problematic’ for crops and gardens

A species of stink bug could become “problematic” for crops and gardens after it was discovered in Surrey, experts have…

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Science

It’s now easier to run trials testing CRISPR-edited crops in England

By Adam Vaughan Genetically modified crops being grown as part of a trial in Argentina MARCELO MANERA/AFP via Getty Images…

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United Kingdom

UK to loosen rules on research into gene-edited crops

Ministers plan to ease regulations on researching gene-edited crops in England by the end of 2021 as part of a…

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Science

Birds flocked to North American cities during covid-19 lockdowns

By Alice Klein Geese in Central Park, New York City Shutterstock / John A. Anderson As human movements were restricted…

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Europe

Canary Islands: Houses and crops are threatened by the lava flow.

More than a thousand of houses and hundreds of crops are threatened by the lava flow. At least 100 homes…

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Health

Danes take precautions after swine flu crops up in Germany

Authorities in Denmark are urging hunters, truckdrivers and farmers to be extra cautious following recent reports of African swine fever…

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