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Living Planet: Fighting for rice against rising tides

The Ebro Delta in Spain is known as a major rice-growing region. But rising sea levels are increasing water salinity, while freshwater that feeds the delta is drying up. Both scenarios pose big problems for the future of rice in the region, with agricultural scientists in a race against time to find adaptive rice varieties.

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