Food


Dutch Students Grow Their Own Biodegradable Car

Source: reuters.com Published: August 8, 2017 Nichola Groom (Reuters) – U.S. residential solar company Sunrun Inc on Monday reported second-quarter revenue and earnings per share that fell short of Wall Street estimates, sending its shares down nearly 10 percent...

Vertical Farming Startup Raises $200M

Source: bbc.com Published: July 19, 2017 Plenty’s first farms will grow lettuce and other greens. Getty Images Plenty, a San Francisco vertical farming start-up, has raised $200m (£154m) from big-name investors that include Japanese media giant SoftBank,...

20 Native North American Foods with Stories to Tell

Source: foodtank.com Published: July 14, 2016 Niyati Shah Indigenous and traditional crops are an important source of food and fiber for people around the globe. Often these crops are resilient to pests and disease or can tolerate high temperatures, drought, or...

7 Plants That Could Save The World

Source: inhabitat.com  Published: August 7, 2016 Plants feed us, clothe us, shelter us, heal us, and unendingly inspire us with their everyday miracles. But, in many ways, despite the technological advances of society, we are still at the tip of the iceberg in...

The Tide Rises for Open Ocean Farming

Source: insideunmannedsystems.com Published: February 26, 2016 With population growth driving global demand for fish and an increasingly limited number of new coastal aquaculture sites available, the emerging industry of open ocean aquaculture, or mariculture, is...

The Next Agriculture Revolution Is Under Our Feet

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: September 1, 2016 Soil sampling a wetland in First State National Park. Photo © The Nature Conservancy (Devan King) By Justin Adams, Global Managing Director of Lands at The Nature Conservancy, and Bianca Moebius-Clune, Ph.D.,...