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How Solar-Powered Refrigerators Could Cool Down Climate Change

Food loss and waste are major problems around the world. When food is tossed aside... (more)

Abay Yimere
New Solar Panels Allow Farmers to See the Light

Arable land is at an all-time premium. Since the last ice age, humans have cleared... (more)

Naoki Nitta
January 16, 2023
Can Technology Make Colorado’s Peaches Even Juicier?

Every spring, when he was growing up in northern Greece, Ioannis Minas would look out... (more)

Daliah Singer
December 22, 2022
Is There Such Thing as Good Meat?

As the climate crisis intensifies, many have been quick to blame raising animals and overall... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
December 6, 2022
Could Dissolvable Cranberry Film Replace Plastic Packaging Someday?

  Imagine making a bowl of oatmeal or a cup of instant ramen noodles. You... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
November 14, 2022
Measuring the True Amount of Food Loss on Farms

A free new tool from the World Wildlife Fund helps farmers measure how much crop... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
May 13, 2022
Giving Food a Second Chance

In an effort to combat food waste, some companies are upcycling ingredients, giving new life... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 7, 2022
Fighting Food Waste, One Swipe at a Time

Apps such as Too Good to Go are helping consumers rescue meals that would otherwise... (more)

Shelby Vittek
February 6, 2022
These TikTokers Are Turning Trash Into Food Treasures

As dumpster-diving videos go viral on social media apps, a new generation is faced with... (more)

Emily Baron Cadloff
February 5, 2022
The Visionaries Running a Worm Farm In Prison

Sustainability programs in prisons can benefit the environment, society and incarcerated people alike.

Christopher Blackwell with Nick Hacheney
February 3, 2022