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Farmers and community gardeners from around the world gather in Mendocino, California to explore a method for growing more food on less land — that reduces the need for precious resources.
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.
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 […]
A CO2 monitor atop Seattle’s Space Needle supplies empirical data on the city's carbon emissions
Best known as a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, screenwriter, and Hollywood hobnobber, Louis Bromfield was also celebrated as a pioneer of sustainable agriculture — a lesser-known part of his legacy that lives on today at his Ohio farm.
Find out how biodiversity below ground influences life above ground.
In response to the major threats posed to the Great Lakes by invasive Asian carp, engineers have developed devices to keep them out, but delays in deciding how to implement them might give the fish an edge.
As California's drought gets worse, farmers and conservationists are teaming up to create temporary wetlands for birds migrating on the Pacific Flyway.
Much more than just an alternative to cooking with butter and animal fats, oilseeds hold the promise of additional benefits to our health, economy, and environment.
Does a shift toward renewable energy sources mean choosing between wind turbines and wildlife? Author William H. Funk weighs in.
Oberlin researchers hope to change the public’s personal habits by offering tools to help track resource use in buildings and cities.