Quartz Obsession
Quartz Obsession
Nov 16, 2021
Kudzu: We've made a big mistake
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Kudzu, an ornamental vine from Japan, first appeared on US soil in 1876. More than a century later, the plant has proliferated so uncontrollably that it threatens to choke out native plants in the American South. As the world looks for creative solutions to confront climate change, are we fated to keep repeating our same mistakes?

Photo by Eric Helgas; styling by Alex Citrin-Safadi

Transcript: https://qz.com/2084567

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