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Naked Planet

Naked Planet: Achieving Sustainability at 360 degrees.

Bike-Riding Harvesters
7 months ago

Bike-Riding Harvesters

Here’s the scoop: several years ago, Chris Castro, a 27-year old from Orlando, Florida, evaluated his hometown and realized that most of the suburban yards around him were overusing water. …
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Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods
8 months ago

Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods

Pollution:

Conventional: Fertilizer runoff pollutes coastal areas and can strip water of oxygen, spur algae growth, and kill marine life.

Organic: No chemical pesticides or fertilizers are applied to organic …
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Nursery Fields Forever: Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How to Grow Their Own Food
10 months ago

Nursery Fields Forever: Farming Preschool Would Teach Kids How to Grow Their Own Food

 

A few clever Italians have come up with an amazing proposal, and their design of an innovative nursery school just won them the AWR International Ideas Competition award. Their project, …
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Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!
11 months ago

Ugly Fruits and Veggies are in!

Entrepreneurs outside the grocery industry want to convince shoppers that there’s nothing wrong with cosmetically imperfect produce.

The diameter of each Brussels sprout shall not be less than one inch. …
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Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like
1 year ago

Reality Check: What a World Without Bees Looks Like

Bees play a critical role in our food system, pollinating a majority of the foods we eat every day, unfortunately, the pesticides used on many of these crops are killing …
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