Protecting Crops Against a Spring Frost

Fabrice Coffrini / AFP / Getty Unseasonably cold temperatures across parts of western Europe have threatened vineyards and groves of fruit trees, as frost damages delicate new buds. Days of record-low overnight temperatures have spurred wine growers and other farmers to take action to protect their crops—some opting to spray water on their plants so […]

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There Is No Shortcut Back to Normal

While much of the world remains in the throes of the pandemic, Ayelet Baram-Tsabari’s life has mostly returned to normal. In the weeks since Israel implemented its “green pass” system, reopening much of the country’s economy to its vaccinated population, she has returned to work, been to the movies, and even planned a staycation with […]

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