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Shrimp, Fish, & Solar: A Recipe For Success

August 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Fraunhofer ISE is leading experiments that combine solar power with aquaculture along the Mekong River in southern Vietnam. Many shrimp and fish farms cover their operations with greenhouse-like structures to keep contaminants out of the water. Fruahofer is turning those greenhouses into solar energy farms in a process known as SHRIMPS, a catchy acronym that stands for the convoluted and overly complex title "Solar-Aquaculture Habitats as Resource Efficient and Integrated Multilayer Production Systems."


Biochar’s Role In Mitigating Climate Change

August 28th, 2019 | by The Beam

Carboculture turns methane-spewing biomass into high-carbon charcoal, thanks to a patented technology that transfers waste into charcoal in a carbon-neutral way, allowing a cleaner, more efficient way to make charcoal and charcoal products


Sustaining Indigenous Forests With Blockchain Technology

August 25th, 2019 | by The Beam

Reducing deforestation, which is responsible for up to 11% of global greenhouse gas emissions, is crucial for the international community to achieve its goal under the Paris Climate Change Agreement to keep the global average temperature rise as close as possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius


Burger King Dared Me (& My Cat) To Taste Test The Impossible Whopper

August 19th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

A few days ago, I woke up to an interesting notification on my phone. It was from the Burger King app, and the company wanted me to taste test the Impossible Whopper. To make it a fair test (and one that enough people would want to take a chance on), the app offered a special deal: one regular beef Whopper and one Impossible Whopper for $



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