How a humble mushroom could save forests and fight climate change

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The blue milk cap mushroom is a rich source of protein. laerke_lyhne , CC BY-SA
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The blue milk cap mushroom is a rich source of protein. laerke_lyhne , CC BY-SA

The conversion of forests to agricultural land is happening at a mind-boggling speed. Between 2015 and 2020, the rate of deforestation was estimated at around 10 million hectares every year. Compared...

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