food technology and biotechnology

Food Technology and Biotechnology: A More Sustainable Future?

It is no longer a given that tomorrow’s Earth will be able to provide the basic needs of all her people. Hunger and hardship have always been with us. But…

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The Devastating Effects of Plastic in the Ocean

The ocean is your source of oxygen, seafood and modern medicine. It serves countless roles in everyone’s life, whether you live near the sea or not. And yet it experiences…

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Non-Renewable Resources to Ditch in 2020

The worldwide call has gone out for “sustainable” and “renewable” technologies, materials, industrial practices and sources of energy. But what does it mean to be classified as a “non-renewable resource”?…

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Climate Crisis Solutions: Is It Too Late?

It’s no secret that climate change is affecting the planet in many ways. An increase in natural disasters and loss of snow and ice are only some of the signs…

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Why You Should Rethink Littering Your Biodegradable Foods

You would never roll down your car window and chuck out a plastic bag full of trash. But what about something like an apple core, peanut shells or a banana…

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Could the Environmental Impact of Electric Cars Be Worse Than Gasoline?

Electric cars are marketed as environmentally friendly and much better than gasoline. But are they really as green as marketers want you to think?

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Alternative Energy Sources And Why We Need Them

As scientists continue to warn of the growing threats associated with climate change, options for alternative energy sources appear in the headlines more often. But, you may have wondered what…

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3 Applications of Biotechnology for Agriculture

Biotechnology, or “biotech,” combines biology and technology to create something greater than the sum of its parts. Biotech is a rather large area of biology that uses organisms to develop…

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Doubling Down on Single-Use Plastics

The amount of plastic waste in the world is staggering. Every single minute of every single day, human beings use 1,000,000 plastic bottles, less than a quarter of which get…

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Top 25 Most Polluted Cities in the World

Pollution has become a mainstream concern for people around the world, since the rise of living more eco-friendly is something more people aspire to do. To truly have a greener…

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