We've been told our consumption of meat is destroying the environment. But the real issue is meat production, not meat itself. Regenerative farming could be the answer.
You can even make crystal fertilizer from your pee. Many wastewater treatment plants are now producing struvite- a white
Asare Regina and Mr. Pewudie Emmanuel, Traditional Birth Attendants Teaching Project, Akpafu Mempeasem, Ghana. Trainings
Creating a healthier, more sustainable food system doesn't mean we should shun science. Better communication, more information
This idea is part of the evolving science of precision agriculture, in which farmers use technology to target their use of water, fertilizer and other inputs. Precision farming makes agriculture more sustainable because it reduces waste.
Nevertheless, if you still want to get your hands dirty, here are some general steps to take before you dig in. Leverage
While fertilizers are a vitally important way to maintain healthy soils, the topic has remained a polemical issue. Are mineral or organic fertilizers better for the environment? What is even the difference between the two?
The Danish are donating urine to produce beer at the Roskilde festival.
Improvements to chemical safety can't come fast enough, proponents said. The proposals were submitted to President Barack
With these movies, we see two reactions by Big Agriculture and Big Food to documentaries sounding the alarm about America's systemic problems with food, from how it's produced, marketed, and regulated to its final impact on eaters suffering from a growing list of ailments. But both responses are ultimately problematic.
A year ago, that designation was meant to signal that structures had been checked for blast victims but now it might also
This weed constitutes shelter for such species, an incubation place for plankton, sea urchins, periwinkles, and other shellfish, young adult lobsters, and other coastal animals, above and below the waterline, that forage there for nutrition.
The proposals were initially due at the end of October, but were delayed by the government shutdown. The document was released
Recent innovations in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, have triggered a shale gas boom in the United States, and gas prices
But The Huffington Post has confirmed that the government shutdown has delayed work on those recommendations. The EPA said
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and when it gives you 26,000 dead fish, make fertilizer. The fish victims of the
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