‘Artificial Meat’ to the Rescue?

If there’s a future for commercially grown ‘artificial meat’— some scientists believe may be possible in a few years—they are going to need a different name.


Up In Smoke: Central America Rainforest Slash and Burn Practices (video)

Hope for progress on slash-and-burn farming Slash-and-burn subsistence agriculture has fed millions of families over past centuries; today it maintains their descendants in poverty; and its widespread failure is an underlying cause of rural-urban migration in the tropics. The consumptive process by which forest cover is converted to invasive grassland, over vast swathes of former […]