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For Help Adapting to Climate Change, Enlist Mother Nature

Last week on CBS News, I watched a piece about Dutch farmer Marc van Rijsselberghe, who is running experiments in the Texel Islands, Netherlands, to grow potatoes using in salt-ridden land. As more and more salty water seeps through the Dutch dikes onto its farmland, van Rijsselberghe and others are finding ways to adapt. When CBS asks van Rijsselberghe how he knows which test strain will work, he says, "We ask the plants.
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