Greenhouse

Biodomes

This Guy Is Sealing Himself in a DIY 'Biodome' to Raise Awareness of Climate Change

“Would be happy to make it a full 24 hours, but we'll see,” Kurtis Baute told Motherboard in an email.
Becky Ferreira
10.24.18
antarctica

This Salad Was Grown in Antarctica

A new German greenhouse has its first harvest on the icy continent.
Mack DeGeurin
4.5.18
HOTY2017

These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities

Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
Jacob Dubé
12.13.17
Mars

Why Martian Settlers Will Eat Potatoes, Insects, Algae and Mushrooms

Watch an aerospace engineer give a Martian cooking class.
Andrew Rader
11.17.16
Greenhouse

There Is Literally a Farm Inside of This German Grocery Store

A vertical garden has been built in a Berlin grocery store in order to provide shoppers with the freshest possible herbs and greens 365 days a year.
Nick Rose
4.8.16
News

Indonesia’s Fires Are Serious, so Why Isn’t Indonesia Taking Them Seriously?

Fires have now been burning across several islands since September, producing more greenhouse gases than the daily output of the United States.
Stanley Widianto
11.6.15
eggs

Farmers in Turkey Are Using Ostrich Eggs to Repel Spiders

Ostrich eggs are currently fetching as much as $50 in Ankara and Istanbul. The reason? Thanks to a centuries-old tradition, farmers believe that ostrich eggs have the power to do what a jug of DEET can't.
Munchies Staff
9.16.15
tomatoes

Terrible Tomatoes May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Many of us know that a hothouse tomato can't compare to a ripe, in-season one. But researchers have discovered a way to make turn those mealy balls of fruit water into something genuinely delicious.
Munchies Staff
8.19.15
Terraform

Greenhouse

What if climate change grew so extreme that plants were forced to take root in our bodies? Well, this.
Kelli Trapnell
8.10.15
tech

This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians

With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of all the corruption. Luckily, there's an app for that.
Hannah Ewens
7.7.14
Motherboard Blog

Replace Fruitcake with Mealworms, the Protein of the Future

A new study shows mealworms are more eco-friendly than other forms of animal protein. Load up your holiday cookies and banana bread!
Austin Considine
12.25.12