Tag: food

How Food Processing Has Changed Our Eating Environment

How Food Processing Has Changed Our Eating Environment

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 19, 2019

[MUSIC] One of the biggest problems with the typical Western diet is the fact that much of our food is refined, or highly processed. The refining process removes important nutrients like fiber, iron and B vitamins, and this is done by food manufactures for two reasons. Firstly, it’s to give the end project a softer […]

Forest Ecology – Part one

Forest Ecology – Part one

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 17, 2019

Hi. This is week six, Forest Ecology. And this is going to extend what you learned in Forest Biology, and take what you learned also at the Colorado State Forest Service Nursery. And hopefully put it all together for you. So first of all, forest ecology is the scientific study of the interrelated patterns, the […]

COW BURPS! And How Vegans Save The Environment | Earth Your While

COW BURPS! And How Vegans Save The Environment | Earth Your While

By Micah Moen 50 Comments September 17, 2019

– Hey guys. So today we’re in Santa Clarita and we’re interviewing Jo Huxter who has a PhD and teaches climate change communication at Eckerd College. She’s also a vegan who’s gonna try and sell me on the environmental benefits of veganism without being smug. I don’t know how that’s possible. Well, let’s go try […]

College of Liberal Arts, Environment & Sustainability

College of Liberal Arts, Environment & Sustainability

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 16, 2019

[Music and Natural Sound] The UMD Land Lab is a field-based site about four miles north of the UMD campus where we have about 30 acres of organically managed landscape including about nine acres of organically managed agricultural land. We use this landscape scaled classroom in three different ways. We partner with organizations across the […]

Food waste is the world’s dumbest problem

Food waste is the world’s dumbest problem

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 13, 2019

MIT is known for developing a lot of impressive technology. But hidden in the kitchen of MIT’s Media Lab is, perhaps, my favorite MIT invention: the FoodCam. Okay, so it may not look like much but it’s actually quite brilliant. Let’s say you have some leftover food. You put it under the camera and you […]

How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

How our food is grown and consumed is making climate change worse. What can we do?

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 10, 2019

NICK SCHIFRIN: It is a dire warning. The latest science paints a picture of a future in the grips of extreme weather. William Brangham reports on how much impact climate change and the way we use our land will have on the very basics of life. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: If we don’t quickly change the way […]

Underwater farms vs. climate change? – Ayana Johnson and Megan Davis

Underwater farms vs. climate change? – Ayana Johnson and Megan Davis

By Micah Moen 100 Comments September 8, 2019

For 3 billion people around the world, seafood provides a significant source of protein and nutrition. But recent studies show that 33% of wild fisheries are overfished, while another 60% are fished at their maximum capacity. In fact, over half the seafood we eat– from finfish and shellfish to seaweed and algae– isn’t caught in […]

Food environment research: An introduction

Food environment research: An introduction

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 8, 2019

People interact with their food environments on a daily basis to acquire and consume food. Food Environment research has been developed in high-income countries in response to the high prevalence of obesity and non- communicable diseases. New insights on food security and malnutrition in all its forms may be gained by addressing food environments in […]

UMTMOOC – Energy in Ecosystem : Food Chain & Food Web

UMTMOOC – Energy in Ecosystem : Food Chain & Food Web

By Micah Moen 0 Comment September 7, 2019

Assalamualaikum and good day everyone In previous lecture we have discussed About energy in population In this topic We are going to discuss about the food chain and food web Let me explain to you the meaning of food chain and food web Food chain is when energy flow from one trophic to the other […]

Eco Friendly Student: Food Shop

Eco Friendly Student: Food Shop

By Micah Moen 1 Comment September 6, 2019

Today I’m going to be talking about one of my absolute favourite topics and that is of course food. More specifically I’ll be talking about how to make your food shops a little more sustainable and eco-friendly. Yes I know what you’re thinking Eco-friendly and sustainable surely means expensive. Fear not for I am here […]