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.

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
National Science Foundation
Ingenuity sprouting from the rooftops. The rooftops of Manhattan are as varied as the city itself. A glance at the city skyline reveals a myriad of shapes and colors. Look a little closer and the shapes reveal themselves to be the things we often... Read More
remineralize the earth, somma minerals, SIUC
This is idea if shared can make us all the hero/heroine for the world. The foundation from the ground up. 80% diversity occurs under ground. Every glacial period huge glaciers grind rock to a powder leaving thousands of pounds to enrich the soils... Read More

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