Plants before pandas: the young bog-lover tackling extinction

Plants are the fundamental basis of all life on Earth. Meet Josh Styles. And here they are. A 24-year-old botanist and self-confessed plant obsessive from Cheshire. Nutrient-poor, wet and acid. He took me to the great outdoors. Mmm, slurry. To see how he is fighting back against extinction in his back yard. I feel like […]

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Vertical Farming – Does agriculture need to change?

The world is facing some major problems food security, water security species loss climate change Vertical farms have been proposed as part of the solution to these global problems But is it just another overhyped technology, with great claims but lacking in practical application? this video and go to explore these global problems, in context […]

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Sam and the Plant Next Door – growing up by the nuclear power plant

News presenter: now let’s talk a little more about our main story here tonight, the government’s decision to give the go-ahead to Britain’s first new nuclear power plant for 20 years. The £18bn project at Hinkley Point in Somerset will be mainly financed by the French energy firm EDF, which is largely state owned. With […]

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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI: Indigenous Agriculture | Program

HAWAIʻI GROWS ONLY 10 TO 13% OF THE FOOD CONSUMED IN THE ISLANDS. THE REST IS IMPORTED. NUMEROUS INITIATIVES WANT TO CHANGE THAT RATIO BUT HOW? A NEW STUDY SUGGESTS THAT HAWAIʻI CONSIDER THE SUCCESS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN PRACTICES OF THE PAST BY APPLYING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRINCIPLES TO TODAY’S WORLD. ESPECIALLY WITH INCREASED THREATS […]

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