The Science of Sustainability

Lindsey Hoshaw

Lindsey Hoshaw

Lindsey Hoshaw is a coordinating producer for KQED QUEST and a culinary aficionado. She passed the Court of Master Sommeliers introductory exam and wrote her first wine article about boutique Argentine Malbec while living in Buenos Aires. Before joining KQED she collected honeycomb as a beekeeper at Sunset magazine and authored a vegetarian food blog.

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The Key to Sustainable Fish Farming? Vegetarian Fish

The Key to Sustainable Fish Farming? Vegetarian Fish

World demand for seafood is rising, but many of the world’s oceans are already overfished. Now scientists are creating vegetarian diets for species like trout, which may lessen the strain on over-fished oceans.

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Infographic: Can Farmed Fish Go Vegetarian?

Infographic: Can Farmed Fish Go Vegetarian?

  World demand for seafood is rising, but many of the world’s oceans are already overfished. Now scientists are creating vegetarian diets for species like trout, which may lessen the strain on over-fished oceans. Read more in the original article, The Key to Sustainable Fish Farming? Vegetarian Fish. (click on the image below for the […]

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Transforming San Francisco Into a Model of Disaster Preparedness

Transforming San Francisco Into a Model of Disaster Preparedness

The next “big one” is never out of mind for San Francisco residents who may have a new place to gather if one landscape architecture firm has its way.

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Stanford Students Debut Solar-Powered Prefab Home

Stanford Students Debut Solar-Powered Prefab Home

Stanford University students set out to revolutionize home design by entering a solar powered prefab house into the Department of Energy's biennial Solar Decathlon competition.

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The World with Us: Can the Earth Support Eleven Billion?

The World with Us: Can the Earth Support Eleven Billion?

Journalist Alan Weisman's latest book, Countdown, explores how we can sustainably manage a population of seven billion people.

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Captive Breeding Program May Ensure Survival for African Frogs

Captive Breeding Program May Ensure Survival for African Frogs

As “canaries in the coal mine” for a changing environment, a select group of African frogs may help scientists protect endangered frog species far and wide.

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Tesla Unveils 90-Second Battery Swap Technology

Tesla Unveils 90-Second Battery Swap Technology

Palo Alto based electric car maker Tesla has announced a service that will swap out a battery in less than two minutes.

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Work Begins on Largest Dam Removal Project in California History

Work Begins on Largest Dam Removal Project in California History

Construction crews are starting work on the largest dam removal project in California history.

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Debate Over on Climate Change, Says Chief UN Climate Negotiator

Debate Over on Climate Change, Says Chief UN Climate Negotiator

A United Nations expert recalls the exact moment she first witnessed the impact of climate change–and sees a concerted global effort as the only way to turn down the heat.

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Solar plane takes off on historic cross-country trip

Solar plane takes off on historic cross-country trip

Lighter than an SUV and covered with more than 12,000 solar cells, Solar Impulse, the world's first solar plane that can fly day and night without recharging, launched from Moffet Field this morning in a cross country voyage.

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