The startups that have “graduated” from IndieBio’s accelerator program are working on a number of areas, from leather made of shrimp shells to using microscopic organisms to break down toxic chemicals. But many of the innovations revolve around what is perhaps the most pressing area when it comes to the climate crisis: food. About a fifth of all greenhouse-gas emissions are tied to agriculture and food, and rising temperatures are imperiling many crops and wild-caught species.

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