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A Shortage of Native Seeds is Slowing Land Restoration Across the US, Which is Crucial for Tackling Climate Change and Extinctions

Native plants have evolved with local climates and soil conditions. As a result, they generally require less maintenance, such as watering and fertilizing, after they become established, and they are hardier than non-native species.

2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make It US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year On Record

U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risks of extreme heat and rainfall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned as it released its annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.