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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‘Hey Bill Nye, Is There a Conspiracy to Cover Up Agricultural Climate Change?’ #TuesdaysWithBill

Batman: Hello Bill. I’m Batman and I’m a big fan. My question to you is why isn’t the agricultural sector especially with the cows being addressed with global warming with as much media attention as oil companies seeing as it is actually the biggest factor affecting global warming. At this day and age do you […]

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Anti desertification and reforestation with the Growboxx® plant cocoon

Groasis’ biodegradable plant cocoon: the Growboxx® ‘lower cost – less water – faster growth’ The inexpensive disposable biodegradable plant cocoon of Groasis, called the Growboxx®, is made from recycled paper. You can plant shrubs, trees and/or vegetables without using irrigation, resulting in 90% less water used when compared to drip irrigation. The Growboxx® creates a […]

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Cutting-Edge Meat Alternatives for Carnivores Who Want to Save the World | The Daily Show

WOOD: We all know that Americans love their hamburger, especially this one. But now scientists are trying to cancel beef. TV REPORTER: Chilling warnings in a new report… TV REPORTER: Beef and dairy agriculture are a key cause of the greenhouse gases. WOOD: Michael Pollan, the Obi-Wan of food writers, says eating beef is as […]

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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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