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Tag: Future Farming

Seeker Stories: This Farm of the Future Uses No Soil and 95% Less Water

As urban populations continue to rise, innovators are looking beyond traditional farming as a way to feed everyone while having less impact on our land and water resources. Vertical farming is one solution that’s been implemented around the world. Vertical farms produce crops in stacked layers, often in controlled environments such as those built by …

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Stockholm Resilience Centre: Managing global resources on a global level by 2050

Seminar with Professor Katherine Richardson at Stockholm Resilience Centre. Katherine Richardson is Professor in Biological Oceanography at the University of Copenhagen.  

Intelligence^2: Debate | Genetically Modify Food Or Not

Genetically modified (GM) foods have been around for decades. Created by modifying the DNA of one organism through the introduction of genes from another, they are developed for a number of different reasons-to fight disease, enhance flavor, resist pests, improve nutrition, survive drought-and are mainly found in our food supply in processed foods using corn, …

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HBO: VICE | GMO Savior Seeds?

Isobel Yeung explored the growth of Monsanto’s pestacide resistant GMOs and its consequences. This is her debrief from Season 3 Episode 9 of VICE on HBO.