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Why our future relies on the genetic diversity of food
Should a cauliflower be valued and preserved like the Mona Lisa? What would it mean to us if we lost the cauliflower as a species? The world has experienced a 75 percent decrease in horticultural diversity in the past 150 years. Botanist and educator Esther Meduna explains why this is a problem and how the seed libraries popping up worldwide are helping combat it.