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‘The Heat Can Kill’ — How Farmworkers in Fresno Cope with Rising Temperatures

Advertisements “The weather has changed dramatically here. The heat is more intense, and this puts us at greater risk,” says Martín Melchor, a farmworker who has worked the same fields cultivating grapes, almonds and peaches in Fresno, California for the past 34 years. “We have to take rigorous precautions in order to protect ourselves.” Originally […]