Vertical farming, where plants are grown in stacked layers, enables a greater number of crops to be grown in the same space.
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Capital City, a (hypothetical) seaside metropolis, has a growing population. However, much of its infrastructure was built 100 years ago and is straining from deferred maintenance, unable to meet the city’s future needs.
The coronavirus crisis has had a profound impact on the ocean economy. Before the pandemic, the OECD forecast that by 2030 the ocean economy would double in size to $3 trillion, providing full-time employment for around 40 million people.
What if the fashion industry functioned like an ecosystem? In the way a plant grows with the help of sunlight, eventually decomposes back into soil and serves as a building block for future life, so too could our shirts, shorts and shoes.
When you put the words "circular economy," "city" and "digital tool" together, the first thing that often springs to mind is a "dashboard."
Facing existential crisis, it’s only natural that our perspective will change — for better and for worse. In recent weeks and months, as many of us have "sheltered in place" in the face of a global pandemic, each of us has come to grips with a valuable reminder of what’s truly important: family, friends and colleagues; security and safety; food and water; healthcare
Seafood is having a moment. Fish, especially canned and frozen options, increasingly have become a go-to choice for Americans during the pandemic as they stock their pantries and freezers; seek out new immune-boosting meal ideas; and look for alternatives to meat due to shortages and health concerns over meat processing.
The tropics lost 29.4 million acres of tree cover in 2019, according to data from the University of Maryland, released recently on Global Forest Watch.
Most big companies have set goals for incremental improvements — 25 percent of this by 2025, 30 percent reduction in that by 2030.
The move reverses an Obama-era ban on hunting methods like baiting bears with doughnuts and shooting swimming caribou.