Conventional Agriculture vs. Aquaponics for Sustainable Food Systems

I’m sharing a couple of diagrams I’m working on for a paper I’m working on.  In the paper I’m advocating for increased research into aquaponics as a possible significant contributor to future sustainable food systems.  I’d greatly appreciate any thoughts on the idea in general, and more specifically, on the drawings below. What do you […]

Humanity at the 4th Agricultural Crossroads: A Choice of Cleverness or Wisdom

Humanity at the 4th Agricultural Crossroads: A Choice of Cleverness or Wisdom
Humanity finds itself at a Malthusian crossroads. The United Nations (UN) estimates that there are now seven billion [1] co-pilots on this Spaceship Earth (Fuller, 1968), each operating a unique set of controls as we journey through space together. (Appendix A) This presents a challenge, the enormity of which we’ve not dealt with before. The scientific and technical challenges we face are dwarfed by the level of maturation we as a species must quickly arrive at.

Can Tomatoes Save the World?

I’m beginning to work on the term paper for my summer school class “Global Climate Change: The Science, Social Impact, and Diplomacy of a World Environmental Crisis” and thought I’d share my working concept to the good people of the internet for a little vetting/research suggestions.  The working concept is to measure  either the Greenhouse […]