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Botswana-Based Accite Holdings Brings Plant-Based Meat Revolution To Africa With Beyond Meat

January 22nd, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

Infinite Foods, a subsidiary of Botswana-based Accite Holdings, plans to tackle Africa’s nutrition problem in a more sustainable way by promoting plant-based food products across Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa’s expanding population and development will see many move into middle income status and with it increase their meat and dairy intake. Increased meat and dairy intake on a global scale will put more strain on the Earth’s resources which will struggle to sustain the projected surge in demand for red meat and milk using an animal-based system, which is inefficient


Fore! Golf Courses Turn To Solar To Reduce Costs & Limit Carbon Footprints

January 4th, 2020 | by Carolyn Fortuna

A small-but-growing number of golf courses are now turning to solar energy systems to either directly power their operations or feed electricity into the local utility’s grid in return for offsets on their electrical bill. Is it time for you to advocate for your favorite local course to make the switch to solar


Cleaning Up Clean Meat: How Future Fields Is Replacing Fetal Bovine Serum

December 27th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston

Future Fields is a startup working to produce a clean and affordable alternative to FBS, and wants to share it with the entire cellular agriculture industry. By focusing on the growth media, the company hopes to accelerate the growth and innovation of all clean meat startups. We spoke with Future Fields Co-Founder & Product Lead, Lejjy Gafour, to learn more about the company's work and its plans for the future


Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)

December 15th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward. Presenting a Green Deal plan for Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, she and her colleagues took a seed from US progressives and gave it the watering and care it needed in the fertile ground of Europe


Lab-Grown Meat In Supermarkets Is Closer Than You Think, Thanks To Growth Medium Breakthrough

December 2nd, 2019 | by Chanan Bos

Multus Media plans to supply a lot of companies that will produce lab-grown meat. Acquiring and programming the stem cells needed for cultivated meat is only one part of the problem, while the other part is finding ways to feed those cells without growing a whole digestive system or whole animal. What we are talking about here is a very important component called the growth medium


Elon Musk Is Now “Treelon”

October 30th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

Team Trees is an initiative by YouTuber MrBeast. The goal: plant 20 million trees around the world by January 1, 2020. So far, as of this writing, more than 10 million trees have been pledged at $1 each. Elon Musk donated funds to plant 1 million trees. YouTube is matching the next million-dollar donation to Team Trees, and even Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey made a donation



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