Study shows cactus pear as multipurpose drought-tolerant crop for food production, capable of removing carbon from the atmosphere. The species can also act as a scalable bioenergy feedstock to replace fossil fuel.

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They also make tasty candy!

Applejuiceinthehall

They are also very tasty. It’s actually my favorite fruit.

ax0ne

I hate how all these carbon-reducing discoveries feel like throwing rocks at passing trains.

GIGA255

The pads are edible too! Very useful plant

DashingDino

“Capable of removing carbon from the atmosphere” spoken as if this cannot be said about all plants

BRMC888