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The problem with rice no one is talking about

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Half the world eats it. One-fifth of our calories come from it. But rice has a dark secret: It pumps pollutants into the air and is vulnerable to extreme weather. So what can we do to improve the way we grow our rice?

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  • Video created by DW Planet A
  • Lesson Plan created by TED Ed

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