Solar energy is now cheaper than fossil fuels for many large farms. Step onto a farm in California, and you're likely to find solar panels planted near almonds or oranges. Solar energy is a growing presence
Sometimes solar energy seems to be on a tear. Then suddenly the industry is on the verge of collapse. This dynamic is known as the Solarcoaster. While 2016 was a wild ride for all of us, the volatility
And it was built in just eight months. Call it an environmental ray of sunshine. India has released images of the world’s largest solar power plant at a single location, Al Jazeera reports. The plant,
Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the relationships that build and sustain the food industry. This year, we’re traveling the country to look at how sustainability has become a growing
In fall my town holds leaf collection days, when homeowners (or their landscape services) blow or rake fallen leaves off their properties into big piles in the streets. Later a truck comes and vacuums
Our food production system is broken, with steep losses in biodiversity. The answer is not more chemicals from a few increasingly dominant companies British farmers growing wheat typically treat each over
indiafacts.org - Viva Kermani has a post-graduation certificate in Environmental Management from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK. Her areas of study for this qualification were ecology, environment economics and policy, climate change and development. She is based in Bangalore and manages a non-profit, the Centre for Social Markets, which works in the public interest to bring about societies that are self-reliant and sustainable. She is also engaged in the area of conservation of natural resources and natural heritage. She writes regularly in online media portals on issues of environment and on GM crops.
Windowbox or balcony planter Sow: Salad leaf mixtures as cut-and-come-again and peas in pots for leafy shoots. Patio pots and containers Plant: Plug plants of oriental greens such as komatsuna, mibuna,