agriculture

UNSW Australia
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? Some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global... Read More
UNSW Australia
Because there is less water available during a drought, water often picks up more minerals from the soil or ground and becomes saltier. These researchers in Australia say that their technology can efficiently filter water and remove salts so plants... Read More
Bonneville Power Administration (Department of Energy)
Many irrigation systems in the United States are outdated, so they use up more water than they need. These farmers in Oregon took advantage of financial incentives to retrofit their decades-old irrigation system, making their farm more efficient... Read More
Don Dunklee has created a scooter that can really reinvent the way we get around! He is about to return to Mott Community College and U of M Flint's Earth Day this year. He gives talks on his scooter and the potential for living off the grid. In... Read More
Bob wants even marginal land to be productive, growing energy crops for advanced, sustainable biofuels. He wants food processors to get added value for their residues and waste. He wants to solve a logistics problem. Biomass is expensive to... Read More
Genesis Farm is a non profit organization, located in Blairstown, New Jersey, that aims to educate people of the ecological and agricultural work it takes to preserve the Earth and all its wonders. Run by Dominican Sisters from Caldwell, NJ,... Read More
Duo Ou, a green company in China, recognizes that conventional paper production is detrimental and hazardous to the environment. Therefore, Duo OU has developed technology that reduces these effects by managing sediment and using clean "pulp... Read More
My “idea” is quite idealistic in its self. In order to solve the efficiency problems of our daily lives, multiple solutions must be addressed simultaneously. To do so, my idea provides a possible solution to filter sewage/waste water, while... Read More
Bananas from Ecuador — 2,700 miles. Grapes from Chile — 5,000 miles. Apples from New Zealand — 8,600 miles. Buying food from in the U.S. often resembles a frequent flier mile stat sheet. These miles mean wasted energy and detrimental impact to the... Read More
Planet Forward
From the Renewable Fuels Association

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