Climate Change Threatens Midwest’s Wild Rice, A Staple For Native Americans

Climate Change Threatens Midwest’s Wild Rice, A Staple For Native Americans

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Wild rice grows along the edges of the Kakagon River in Wisconsin.

When harvests are bad, Native Americans in the region may go without rice for the year. And there have been a lot of bad years lately, as climate change causes more frequent and severe rainstorms.

(Image credit: Joe Proudman/Courtesy of University of California Davis)

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