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Changing weather and planting practices in recent decades have led to increased corn yields, but whether the findings will apply to other crops and regions remains unknown.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

It’s now more common to see multiple giant wildfires burning at once, straining firefighting resources, scientists say.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

Soil bacteria often take 50 years or more to react to changes in climate.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Much of the world's farmland is already at risk from palmer amaranth. The threat could spread further north as the climate warms.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Is pollution killing a flower’s scent?

Emilie Lorditch, Staff Writer

The global demand for seaweed has never been higher, and American farmers are taking notice.

Annie Roth, Contributor

Climate change is warming our oceans, and that thermal energy is fueling stronger hurricanes.

Annie Roth, Contributor

For seeds, it’s a race against time to create the chloroplasts they need to survive during the first 48 hours in the ground.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Algae and seaweed blooms in Greenland’s vast network of Arctic tidal pools offer shelter for some animals from an acidifying ocean.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

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