How do systems change?

Jay Owen SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Nature/Biomimicry, Halophytes

“Ethical Markets welcomes this focus on deeper trends signaling longer-term changes provided by our UK-based friends at Forum for the Future.  We like their focus on changing our food systems by engaging chefs.  See our similar efforts to showcase gourmet chefs using wider arrays of overlooked, nourishing foods from indigenous farmers and those …

Think Covid-19 Disrupted the Food Chain? Wait and See What Climate Change Will Do

Jay Owen Reforming Global Finance, Sustainability News, Earth Systems Science, Halophytes, Latest Headlines

“Another glaring example of the cognitive limitations in the growing debate about the unsustainable global  food system , which as our reports show,  is limited by the cognitive bias identified by Daniel Kahneman as “theory-induced blindness “leading to the inability to see that current global food supplies are relying on …

Greening The Global Food System

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Trendspotting, Earth Systems Science, Desert Greening, Halophytes, Latest Headlines

“This video recording of the expert seminar at Arizona State University(ASU), March 5, 2020, was convened to discuss halophyte plants worldwide and their wider adoption for many purposes:   1.) to expand the human food system from its perilous reliance on the planet’s dwindling 3% of freshwater; 2.) opportunities for …

Kelp is coming: How seaweed could prevent catastrophic climate change

LaRae Long Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Sustainability News, Halophytes, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article in NEW SCIENTIST on the overlooked role of seaweeds, kelp and ocean farming to diversify and expand our global food system so perilously dependent on the planet’s dwindling 3% of freshwater. It is now time to go beyond our over-reliance on freshwater plants, while  …

Project: “HALOPHYTES AND THEIR RHIZOSPHERE RELATIONSHIPS”

Jay Owen Sustainability News, Halophytes

“Ethical Markets  thanks  NASA Chief Scientist Dennis Bushnell for alerting us to this ground-breaking study on the potentials for applying halophytes and their rhizosphere relationships as tools for adaptation of traditional agriculture to climate change.  We salute this group of Spanish researchers.   ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Halophytes and their rhizosphere relationships: …

Veggie-loving fish could be the new white meat: Aquaculture potential of the monkeyface prickleback

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science, Nature/Biomimicry, Halophytes

February 19, 2020 Source: University of California – Irvine Summary: A secret to survival amid rising global temperatures could be dwelling in the tidepools of the US West Coast. Biologists studying the genome of an unusual fish residing in those waters offer new possibilities for humans to obtain dietary protein …