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This is how rice is hurting the planet

A farmer uses a nanglo, a round woven tray made up of bamboo while harvesting rice on a field at Khokana in Lalitpur, Nepal October 30, 2017. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar - RC13E2F285B0

Could rice be as damaging as a power plant? Image: REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Sean Fleming
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Rice is planted in graceful terraced paddies near Jatiluwih in central BaliAugust 11, 2003. Rice plays an important role in Balinese life, eaten atalmost every meal and prepared as an offering to the gods in temples acrossthe country.            PP03090006       REUTERS/Bob StrongRCS - RP4DRIFRZMAD
India and China are the world’s biggest producers of rice. Image: Reuters/Bob Strong
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