agriculture

Tackling food waste, research and global debates about agricultural sustainability and how to feed our population while still saving some for later.

Jean Luc Lafitte2 months ago
The Birds and the Bees
It's a summers day, the grass is lush and green and soft beneath my feet. The air is full of butterflies and other insects, and the bees go about their daily task of pollinating the flowers and making...
Madison Page4 months ago
Dairy Industries at a Glance
Vegan. This more modern and ethical way of eating has grown and continues to grow throughout the years, creating a movement stating, and protecting the rights of the species that are a part of many di...
The Green Report6 months ago
Palm Oil: What Is It and How to Avoid It
From the food you eat to the toothpaste used to wash it away, palm oil is found in thousands of everyday products. Harvested from the fruit of oil palms, this edible fat is cheap to produce, versatile, and the most resource efficient source of vegetable oil, making up 45 percent of the supply and employs 6 million worldwide including smallholder farmers. So why is palm oil so bad? Here is the truth… Palm oil is an amazing product, but the impact of harvesting palm oil to meet modern demand has d...
Janine Clifton7 months ago
Conscious Consumerism: A Better Future for All
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock lately, you will more than likely have seen Iceland’s advertisement regarding palm oil circulating across social media. It’s so great that this has been brought ...
Sam Bridge10 months ago
The Deforestation Crisis in Brazil
Making up about 20 percent of total emissions, deforestation is one of the biggest causes of global greenhouse gas emissions. Brazil is losing much of its forests because of the need to make room for ...
James E. 10 months ago
Veganism
Let's start with the basic definition. Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals. There are two m...
Cash Fast: From Eminent Domain to Billions in Months with This Simple Trick
My thoughts were nowhere to be found as the consistent beat from my bike chain placed my mind in a trance. I waved to my new neighbors who decided to take their small children for a walk on what seeme...
Felix Martineza year ago
Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed
Humanity’s food chain is a significant contributor to our planet’s cycle of life. Consumption of animals, as well as plants, ensures that humanity can continue to grow. However, many practices come in...
Miguel Floresa year ago
The Politics of Food
In the United State, the so-called free country, the citizen would think they have free thought and can do whatever they want, but is the U.S citizen being told what to eat? Although the United States...
Carol Wilsona year ago
Which Agriculture Practice is Eco-friendly?
Agriculture practice has changed a lot over the years in the evolution of plant science. Lots of different types of methods are used for agricultural production. Though these methods have helped in im...
Emily Butterflya year ago
Don't Have a Cow, Ditch the Beef!
Scientists are asking the question, but what is the answer? A subject that has everybody talking—from biologists to economists, everyone has a stake in what’s going to happen to planet Earth over the ...
Kenya Carpentera year ago
Why Veganism Sounds Like a Bad Idea
I will always be an interested advocate for the well-being of animals. Today in this world there is an unnecessary slaughtering of animals which, upon inspection, is overwhelmingly unethical when you ...
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Jo Wolfortha year ago
The World's Most Expensive Food?
The Telegraph reported this week that a group of Japanese students were charged around £970 for a simple meal of steak and fish washed down with mineral water. We can only imagine their bemusement on ...
Big City Problem...
I want to highlight an interesting concept for a grassroots movement that has the power to create human freedom that we have yet to see implemented in our world. The Ubuntu Movement as talked about by...
Logan Carmichael2 years ago
Canada Has a Major Bread Scandal
Canada is currently experiencing a major bread scandal. I know that may sound absurd and slightly dramatic, but hear me out; recent revelations have exposed collusion amongst the country’s supermarket...
Dr. Williams2 years ago
A Matter of Survival
We are entering an increasingly dangerous period in the history of mankind. Our world, our oceans are so precariously close to causing unimaginable, catastrophic disaster for all life on planet Earth....
Logan Carmichael2 years ago
US-Mexico Relations & the Avocado
If you’re a millennial, chances are you love avocado and will never be able to afford a house. I can’t take credit for this idea — it came from Tim Gurner, an Australian millionaire who, earlier this ...
Alissa Budzinski2 years ago
How To Cope with Overpopulation
There are roughly 7 billion people on this planet. No one knows exactly cause it's a little hard to keep track. But for every two people that die, about four are born. The world's population is growin...