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Johanna Nesseth Tuttle
Johanna Nesseth Tuttle
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
In a global population of 7 billion, one in eight people go to bed hungry. By 2050, we'll be at 9 billion. So how do we feed the growing population? We talked with experts to find out why technology and innovation are important to the food industry... Read More
I notice that leafy produce requires ponderous amounts of water to grow. I wonder, is there any way to reduce this high water usage? Perhaps if we install solar panels over the growing patches of leafy greens as a shade to reduce water evaporation,... 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
BRISTOL, RI __ The Planet Forward team walks through the local Farmers' Market and discusses the power of shopping locally.

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