agriculture

Tackling food waste, research and global debates about agricultural sustainability and how to feed our population while still saving some for later.

  • John Anderson
    Published 19 days ago
    Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms

    Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms

    In the United States, activists and independent farmers have joined together to attack large American industrial farms, reports an article by Vox. The American agricultural industry is very concentrated. Practically all fields of production (seeds and machines) are grouped around a few companies.
  • John Anderson
    Published 21 days ago
    Deforestation helps deadly viruses spread

    Deforestation helps deadly viruses spread

    Studies have proven, for at least two decades, the connection between forest loss and the proliferation of diseases. Increasing devastation in the Amazon can generate new epidemics: for every 1% of forest felled per year, malaria increases 23%
  • John Anderson
    Published 21 days ago
    Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban the Use of Palm Oil in Biofuels to Stop Deforestation

    Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban the Use of Palm Oil in Biofuels to Stop Deforestation

    As part of this country's commitment to eliminate deforestation worldwide, the Norwegian Parliament voted to ban the purchase of biofuels with palm products that do not demonstrate that they were produced sustainably.
  • John Anderson
    Published 26 days ago
    Solar power plants and wind farms could green the Sahara

    Solar power plants and wind farms could green the Sahara

    Until now, we thought that the desert regions and more particularly the Sahara was destined, because of climate change, in particular, to spread even more.
  • John Anderson
    Published about a month ago
    Experts warn of the 'global crisis' of nuclear waste

    Experts warn of the 'global crisis' of nuclear waste

    "Their toxicity, both radioactive and chemical, is far greater than that of any industrial material that we have encountered so far." These words, scientist Abel Wolman made them before the American Congress during a hearing on nuclear waste in ... 1959! Sixty years later, the highly radioactive waste generated by the nuclear industry continues to pile up and no safe solution has yet been found for its long-term management.
  • John Anderson
    Published about a month ago
    Planting trees will not save the climate

    Planting trees will not save the climate

    Human beings have long believed that planting trees, any tree, anywhere, would be beneficial, something Mother Nature would cry out for, and that could even solve our climate crisis. Tree planting initiatives continue to multiply, to the point where it would be impossible to list them all.
  • John Anderson
    Published about a month ago
    The world produced 2.24 billion tonnes of waste in 2019

    The world produced 2.24 billion tonnes of waste in 2019

    The developing countries which previously imported them now refuse to be the trash of the West.
  • Rico Verse
    Published about a month ago
    The Dawn of a Green Evolution

    The Dawn of a Green Evolution

    Throughout the past century our views regarding the environment have changed radically. Western mentalities tended to see the environment as a resource that is meant to be used and exploited for profit and gain. Those who cared for the environment were in the minority and no regulations or expectations truly stopped corporations or governments from destroying and polluting fragile environments. Nowadays though, especially in first world nations, you see a very strong focus on creating sustainable and eco-friendly products.
  • Ellie
    Published 2 months ago
    World Environment Day

    World Environment Day

    The environment is very important to us. It’s composes what we live in. The air, wind, mountains, hills, plants, animals, etc. – they are all a part of our environment. It’s beautiful, isn’t it? I have a board on Pinterest that has pictures of some of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth. It’s my “Traveling Dreams” board. I have so many traveling goals. The different environments all over the world are precious and special and should be treated with care.
  • Joshua Jogo
    Published 4 months ago
    BRINGING FOOD PRODUCTION, STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION TO THE BLOCKCHAIN
  • Dr. Williams
    Published 4 months ago
    Famine, The Third Horseman Of The Apocalypse

    Famine, The Third Horseman Of The Apocalypse

    Famine, the third Horseman of the Apocalypse is galloping onward. Can we stop him in time? That remains to be seen. But, we do have a chance. But, only if we recognize how dire the world's food supply really is. This Pandemic has only intensified the shortages of food all over the world. And, yet we for the most part are only focus has been on stopping the spread of this very infectious virus. We can not wait until another catastrophic disaster hits before we do something about it right now. And that is immediately usher in protective measures to secure our food supply will be available when we actually need it. We are already seeing acute signs of shortages of food and rising prices. Now, is the time to act before it really is too late.
  • Em Em
    Published 5 months ago
    Our World leader, The Earth.