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Probiotics for plants? Here’s how AI-optimized bacteria could accelerate agriculture

Indigo Agriculture has a plan is to pump plants with a bunch of beneficial microbes to make the crops grow faster, stronger, and more productively. It’s a long shot, but it could give farmers access to crops that not only grow better in current climates, but are also better prepared …

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Internet services are selling water to Cape Town residents facing Day Zero

Residents of Cape Town, South Africa, will see the end of their water supply by the beginning of April. Online vendors are taking advantage of the drought by selling water to desperate residents. The post Internet services are selling water to Cape Town residents facing Day Zero appeared first on …

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How ‘speed breeding’ will supercharge farming to save us from starvation

Scientists recently published a paper detailing a new “speed breeding” technique that may revolutionize the way we grow crops and accelerate the rate at which we can develop hardier, healthier, and more versatile plants in the face of climate change. The post How ‘speed breeding’ will supercharge farming to save …

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Don’t hold your breath: Tiny PocketLab sensor tells you when air quality is poor

Newly launched on Kickstarter, the PocketLab Air is a multi-sensor device that lets users gather and share ultra-localized information about the effects of climate change and pollution. The post Don’t hold your breath: Tiny PocketLab sensor tells you when air quality is poor appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link

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Mountain Hardwear’s Impact Initiative uses environmentalists to inspire others

With the launch of its Impact Initiative, Mountain Hardwear is turning environmentalists, humanitarians, thought leaders, and storytellers into brand ambassadors looking to do something good for the planet. The post Mountain Hardwear’s Impact Initiative uses environmentalists to inspire others appeared first on Digital Trends. Source link

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