Question and Answers With Energime University Ambassador from Cameroon Patu Ndango Fen

Energime University- Patu tell us a bit about yourself. How did you decide to become an advocate for the environment and women specifically? I believe in the ability of youths to create opportunities for themselves and for others as a means of fighting unemployment. This pushed me to create my own social enterprise known as Closed-Loop… Continue reading Question and Answers With Energime University Ambassador from Cameroon Patu Ndango Fen

Competitiveness comes at scale for RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) operations

Land-based systems play important roles for salmon aquaculture, but can RAS production ever catch up to net pens? Kuterra workers harvest farmed salmon at the company’s land-based RAS facility in British Columbia. By Tim Sprinkle In 2010, the SOS (Save Our Salmon) Marine Conservation Foundation entered into a unique partnership with the ‘Namgis First Nation… Continue reading Competitiveness comes at scale for RAS (Recirculating Aquaculture Systems) operations

The Relation between Permaculture, Human Health & Holistic Well-being. How Body, Mind and Spirit Can Heal through the Application of Systems Design

Bill Mollison, the Australian researcher, scientist and “father of Permaculture” stated that Permaculture itself is the positivistic response to our environmental crisis. With this, Mollison means that people must observe their surroundings and formulate their knowledge around what their senses allow them to take in. Based on the interpretation of this sensory experience, humanity can… Continue reading The Relation between Permaculture, Human Health & Holistic Well-being. How Body, Mind and Spirit Can Heal through the Application of Systems Design

Are Agricultural Farms the Main Polluters in Viet Nam?

By Paul A. Olivier PhD The Vietnamese people get upset when they see industrial pollution. Think back on the pollution generated by the Formosa Steel Plant and how people were thoroughly outraged. But one might argue that industrial pollution is only a small part of the pollution problem in Vietnam. One might argue that many of… Continue reading Are Agricultural Farms the Main Polluters in Viet Nam?

World-changing technology enables crops to take nitrogen from the air

By Professor Ted Cocking. A major new technology enables all of the world’s crops to take nitrogen from the air rather than expensive and environmentally damaging fertilizers. Nitrogen fixation, the process by which nitrogen is converted to ammonia, is vital for plants to survive and grow. However, only a very small number of plants, most… Continue reading World-changing technology enables crops to take nitrogen from the air

Using Raw Earth and Waste Plastic to Construct Buildings is One Way to Combat Climate Change

By Dr. Paul Olivier We have seen so far that compressed earth blocks can be used to build animal pens, to make larval and red worm pods, to elevate aquaponic sand beds, to construct duckweed ponds, and so forth (Pork, Fish and Vegetables). They can also be used, of course, to construct houses. Social enterprises… Continue reading Using Raw Earth and Waste Plastic to Construct Buildings is One Way to Combat Climate Change

There’s a 95 percent chance the world will warm beyond a crucial tipping point — here’s what that means

By Kevin Loria By 2100, the world will be different. A newly published study estimates that there’s a 95% chance global temperatures will rise more than 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels. That’s the level that’s frequently considered the tipping point beyond which the consequences of climate change become catastrophic. The goal… Continue reading There’s a 95 percent chance the world will warm beyond a crucial tipping point — here’s what that means

The Big Lie

By Paul A. Olivier PhD 3/24/2018 There’s a big fat lie being told on every urban street corner and every rural road throughout the whole of Vietnam. This lie has become so convincing that the vast majority of people, even poor people, never question it. This lie has become so pervasive that many agricultural experts… Continue reading The Big Lie