Agriculture

Hydroponics at RWU
Hydroponics at RWU
Roger Williams University
BRISTOL R.I.__ Nestled by the Mt. Hope Bay lies the campus of Roger Williams University and is home to a state of the art science building where salt water tanks line the labs, except for one. The self-sustaining Hydroponics system that the club... Read More
Dirty Farm, Dirty Bay
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Agriculture is the primary polluter in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, with sediment runoff endangering plant life and marine ecosystems.
Explorers in America
In February, we took a stroll through Yonkers, N.Y., with Curt Collier. This man has seen the future, and has some cool things to report back.
Explorers in America
Tony Lee runs the Magellan Street Community Garden — a one-lot operation just across the river from New Orleans. He’s a big, gregarious guy whose mouth can hardly keep up with the nodes of thought firing in his head. We meet him on a grey Sunday... Read More
Marc Sadler on Climate, Food and Unstable Markets
Marc Sadler on Climate, Food and Unstable Markets
The George Washington University
Marc Sadler and Barbara Ekwall give us an in-depth look at what climate-smart technology we need to fund and deploy to keep feeding the planet.  
Communicating Science
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Scientists generate a ton of great research on food, agriculture and climate. But, sometimes, it never gets to the public. Where's the disconnect?
The George Washington University
“Climate-Smart Agriculture,” or CSA, is a popular term right now, but what exactly does it mean? The United Nations recently declared it necessary for our future food security, and now the term is starting to pop up everywhere on the agriculture and... Read More
Climate Smart Agriculture
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
We know we have to change the way we produce food to adapt to climate change, and Climate Smart Agriculture is the way the UN is suggesting - but what exactly is it?
The Pennsylvania State University
A group of Penn State students led by Assistant Professor of Biology Charles Anderson is exploring ways to make plants hardier, boosting world food supplies in the process. The project, called Fast Farming: Feeding a Hot, Dry World, uses a genetic... Read More
George Washington University
In my community and home state of California, we use a technique called dry farming to make agriculture more sustainable.  We grow olives and grapes using dry farming because it helps to improve the quality of the fruit.  By not irrigating, we... Read More

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