agriculture

Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois

Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois. Aerial images taken with the assistance of the non-profit pilot collaborative LightHawk. (Ted Auch/FracTracker Alliance, June 2016)

Northwestern University
Farmers in Illinois are fighting in an ongoing lawsuit to stop a proposed sand mine that would be built close to their land.

The UN-FAO reports 26% of the planet’s ice-free land is used for livestock grazing. (Ryan Thompson/U.S. Department of Agriculture)

State University College at Buffalo
It ain't pretty: Our food consumption habits are devastating the planet and contributing to world hunger. What can we do about it?
Northwestern University
One culinary intern at Kalu Yala used her time in Panama to improve her personal relationship with food and to get an example of a sustainable food system that contrasts the American food system.
The Hidden Water Footprint of Food
The Hidden Water Footprint of Food
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
It takes a lot more than just sunshine, seeds and soil to produce the food we eat. It also takes a lot of water, and some foods are more water intensive than others.
Mobile Agricultural Power Solutions
Where's the PUP now? Here's the story of what's happened with the Practical Utility Platform and the team since we won the Storyfest 2015 prize.
FoodHogs - StoryFest 2017
FoodHogs - StoryFest 2017
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Instead of giving people in need food, lets have then earn it.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Biointensive farming is a strategy of cultivating crops that focuses on producing the most output with minimum input. The objective is to use less water, less energy, and less land, to produce large yields of crops.
The George Washington University
The battle begins on the rooftop.

Texas oil and agricultural fields taken by the Landsat 8 satellite. (Image courtesy U.S. Geological Survey)

Northwestern University
Researchers at the AAAS conference in Boston stress the need for accurate agricultural data and satellite imaging in the fight for food security around the world.
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Is agriculture inherently exploitative and destructive, or can we learn a new way from the traditional ecological knowledge of indigenous cultures?

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