climate change

In an Era of Scarcity, Water is Now a Major Economic Driver

By JULIE GRANT (THE ALLEGHENY FRONT) MAR 2, 2016 WYSO In a world facing growing problems with water scarcity, the Great Lakes region could be poised to draw businesses—big and small—from other parts of the country. But despite the region’s vast quantities of freshwater, water quality can’t always be taken for granted. One example: Big Crickets [...]

2017-01-31T04:05:22+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Press|

We’ve Cleared an Area the Size of South America to Grow Enough Crops to Feed The World’s Population

Janaki Jitchotvisut Apr 3, 2015 First We Feast How will we continue to feed the world’s growing population? Where is our food going to come from in 2050? These are both valid questions with many different answers.’s eye-opening new short documentary America’s Shrinking Farms aims to raise awareness of the issues, and possible solutions, in play right now. The [...]

2017-05-23T21:02:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Press|

Are Insects the Next Climate-Friendly Superfood?

By Anastasia Pantsios March 19th, 2015   Maybe you've see little cans of chocolate-covered ants or grasshoppers in the exotic food section of your grocery and thought to yourself, "Yuck—who eats that?" Insects may not come to mind when you think of superfoods. But they could be the next hot "alternative" protein. They're low in [...]

2017-01-28T19:28:43+00:00 March 19th, 2015|Press|