Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

National Science Foundation
Research on the impact of climate change on mosquitoes has revealed that their populations will increase, as well as experience changes in geographic location and season. Paul Robbins and colleagues at the University of Arizona are studying... Read More
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
On the rooftop garden of Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, Steven Peck, President and Founder of environmental not-for-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities explains the benefits of rooftop urban agriculture. An online training course on the history... Read More
Planet Forward
Ecovative Design is developing packaging material that is affordable and biodegradable. The secret: fungi and agricultural waste. In this month's Nightly Business Report segment we visit Ecovative's lab and get up close and personal with the new... Read More
UNL School of Natural Resources
The small town of Petersburg, Nebraska is being revitalized by new investments in wind energy in the area. New jobs are attracting young people back to the community and garnering the support of local naysayers.
Planet Forward
Students at Gonzaga University are working on a machine that can make fuel pellets out of corn stover and animal waste as a project for the EPA's P3 research competition.
University of Mississippi
Ole Miss dining has started a green meal plan to make students more aware. They have also began a "Meatless Monday" to encourage vegetarianism.
University of Mississippi
Even before this week's floods engineers in Mississippi have been working on projects that would alleviate flood damage. Ole Miss' Diana Wier explains and you might be surprised who's holding up the construction. See more flood coverage on our blog... Read More
University of Mississippi
By using our commonsense in warmer climates by covering up ourselves with sunscreen,limiting our exposure to the sun, and heat. We could also wear hats and drink water throughout the day. Through research I found out a team in Colorado have even... Read More
Fulbright Organization
Researchers harvest oil from bocaiúva, a prominent Brazilian palm fruit, at Universidade Católica Dom Bosco (Dom Bosco Catholic University)
Planet Forward
Sapphire Energy is a company with quite a dream: to make algae-based fuel ready for commercial production by next year. There's a lot of advantages to algae-based fuels. It's carbon neutral, it uses salt water to grow, it doesn't compete with food... Read More

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