Planet SOS: Can GMO plants stop global warming?

Apart from slashing emissions, scientists are working on solutions including genetically-modified plants that can soak up more carbon dioxide.


    Much of the focus on reducing global warming has been on cutting fossil fuel consumption.

    But scientists in California are working on genetically-modifying plants to help soak up greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide.

    If successful, it could be an important step in slowing global warming.

    Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports from La Jolla, California.


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    FGM: The last cutting season

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    Cameroonian girls are enduring a painful daily procedure with long lasting physical and psychological consequences.

    Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

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    For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.