• Science & Nature
  • 04:06

Cultivating the Adaptive Powers of the Fig

 Figs are a signature crop. in Tunisia. The fruit is part of a Mediterranean research project, FIGGEN, to assess how the trees thrive while climate changes are causing other crops to fail. The study aims to plant a seed for preserving the biodiversity of increasingly arid ecosystems.

Video by Sofiene Lahdheri and Noor Elloumi

Discover the story "Can Fig Trees Help us Adapt to a Changing Climate?" here.
Written and photographed by Rebecca Marshall

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