New study discourages octopus farming

Old MacDonald had an… octopus?

Though we’ve long since established fisheries and shellfish farms, octopus farms are still something new. Commercial octopus farming is only in its developmental stage in a few countries around the world. One Japanese company says its first fully-farmed octopi might reach the market in 2020, and other institutions are working […]

Robots: The farmers of the future?

A Japanese lettuce production business has developed the world’s first farm operated exclusively by robots. The company bases its business model on finding new ways to overcome the challenges of providing food for a growing world population through efficient food production, as well as addressing issues such as shortage of fresh water, extreme weather effects […]

What does the acidifying ocean mean for you?

This week, the U.S. Department of State has been hosting an “Our Ocean” conference to talk about the state of the oceans around the world. The prognosis isn’t very good.

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