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Taylor Guitars Announces Planting Of 1,500 Ebony Trees In Cameroon

April 22nd, 2019 | by Jake Richardson

Taylor Guitars, based in El Cajon, California, recently announced the completion of a tree planting project in Cameroon's Congo Basin area. 1,500 West African ebony trees were planted to help maintain this species, which is currently in a vulnerable state. Bob Taylor, Co-founder and President of Taylor Guitars, answered some questions about the tree planting work for CleanTechnica


How To Feed 530 Million Europeans With Sustainable Food By 2050

April 11th, 2019 | by The Beam

On the bright side, the European food system provides 4.2 million jobs in Europe, feeds more than 500 million Europeans, and its greenhouse gases emissions have decreased 20% since 1990. But the social and environmental impacts of the European food system is alarming. Diet-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are growing at an alarming rate


Future Farms: Agritech Innovations To Feed A Changing Planet

April 3rd, 2019 | by The Beam

The future of agriculture will be directly impacted by two of humanity’s biggest menaces on the horizon: population growth and climate change. With more mouths to feed and less planet to feed them on, and increasingly alarming predictions of environmental shifts, innovators working in crop agriculture have to figure out how to grow more food, faster, with fewer resources, by developing new technologies to scale up the planet’s food production mechanisms sustainably


The Challenges Of Feeding The World In The Face Of Climate Change

March 16th, 2019 | by The Beam

Ndoni Mcunu was born in KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, a south-east province of South Africa. “I have always been strongly supported by my family,” explains Ndoni, who is now pursuing a PhD in environmental science with a focus on agriculture, food security and climate change. We asked Ndoni about the challenges of feeding the growing earth population within the climate change context. We also talked about the importance of raising awareness and providing knowledge about science and research for university students as well as rural women all over the world


Two (Surprising) Countries Making The World Greener

February 27th, 2019 | by Erika Clugston

“The Earth is greening,” according to a recent study by Chi Chen, a doctoral student in the Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University. In other words, the world is getting significantly greener and leafier – but why, and what does that mean


Which Tesla Is Better For Road Trips, Model 3 Or Model S?

February 23rd, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Driving both an older Model S and new Model 3, Steve went on an epic 48 state road trip visiting 107 Tesla stores, meeting over 500 Tesla employees, and uncovering some helpful Tesla road trip hacks. Here, Steve compares both Tesla sedans, Model S vs. Model 3, during his remarkable road trip adventures


Should Lake Erie Have Legal Rights?

February 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

On February 26, voters in Toledo, Ohio will have a chance to approve a ballot initiative known as the Lake Erie Bill of Rights. If it passes, how will it help prevent the algae blooms and phosphorous pollution that poisons the lake?



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