Designer Works to Erect First Modern Village to Generate its Own Electricity–and Food–in 100% Sustainable Loop
With the first 25 homes of the pilot village already completed outside of Amsterdam, eco-village architect James Ehrlich has high hopes for the future.
Global temperature increases are affecting grapevines, and vineyardists are looking for answers. As temperatures rise, the results are increased variability and extreme weather conditions. Exactly how the Napa Valley and other wine-growing regions respond and work to help alleviate the…
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue will allow agency scientists to study how farmers are responding to climate change. Adaptation is a top theme over the next five years for a department that has been accused of suppressing scientific reports.
(International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT)) Global schemes to fight climate change may miss their mark by ignoring the “fundamental connections” in how food is produced, supplied and consumed, say scientists in a new paper published in the journal Nature Food.
Gorgeous landscapes and emotional portraits are just some of the elements captured by the finalist and shortlisted entries in the Sony World Photography Awards. In its 13th year, the 2020 competition received more than 345,000 images from 203 countries and…
Apple and Pear Cores Turned Into Chemical-Free Sweetener as an Alternative to Artificial Sweeteners and Sugar
Dutch scientists are creating a chemical-free, calorie-free sweetener made from apple and pear waste to replace sugar and artificial sweeteners.
Cherokee Nation First U.S. Tribe to be Invited to Preserve Their Heirloom Species in Global Seed Vault
The Cherokee Nation has become the first American tribe to be invited to preserve their heirloom seeds in the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.
The megafires of Australia’s summer “are a harbinger of life and death on a hotter Earth”, a climate summit has said in a forceful declaration for urgent and dramatic climate action. The Climate Emergency Summit, held in Melbourne this week…
The combination of green tea extract and exercise reduced the severity of obesity-related fatty liver disease by 75% in mice fed a high-fat diet, according to researchers, whose recent study may point to a potential health strategy for people.
Scientists and Refugees Are Growing Crops in the Desert Using Discarded Mattresses Bound for the Landfill
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are teaching refugees how to use old mattress foam to grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs in Jordan.