A Sustainable Timber Skyline: The Future of Design | Ben Kaiser | TEDxPortland

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Ellen Maloney Imagine … Imagine coming up out of a subway stop, or stepping off of a light rail or a MAX line. Imagine stepping down from the bus into the center of a large city. And now, look up. I bet what you see, and you’re surrounded with both steel […]

How industrial farming techniques can breed superbugs

JUDY WOODRUFF: But first: our special series Stopping Superbugs. This week science correspondent, Miles O’Brien and economics correspondent Paul Solman tag-team again for a look at how the use of antibiotics in livestock can lead to unhealthy, even dangerous outcomes. Miles begins at a Missouri pig farm, as part of our weekly science series, Leading […]

Turning the Farm Bill into the Food Bill: Ken Cook at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Changing the way we eat. It comes down, in the main, I think to a lot of personal decisions that all of us make about what to eat and how and when to eat it. But there’s also an important role for the government. Every year the government […]

Farmers on China Tariffs: ‘This Isn’t Just a Chess Match’ | WSJ

When the farmer struggles, they’re not going down and buying a new vehicle. We’re not making that purchase. And it hurts your small mom-and-pop shops, the equipment dealerships, and then that continues to be broaden. And it just continues to ripple out and the impact trickles through other industries and economies throughout the community and […]

Building a Future with Farmers: Lindsey Lusher Shute at TEDxManhattan 2013

My guess is that a lot of you in this room can think of someone in your family who farmed way back. The last person before I came along to farm in my family was this guy. My great-grandfather Henry Clarkis Sheets. Henry farmed in the foothills of southeast Ohio where he produced dairy, pork, […]

Trump Threatens Tongass National Forest

Did you know one of the world’s largest rainforests is actually in the United States? There are nearly 17 million acres of it, and it’s home to bears, otters, even bald eagles. And it’s a huge ally in the fight against the climate crisis. So why is the government trying to cut it down? And […]


Here’s a challenge for you: After you finish watching this video, go to your kitchen and open the fridge. Then, try to find something that has been produced outside of your country. And if you’re watching this video from a European Country, try to find some product produced outside of the European Union. I bet […]

Tree That Legally OWNS Itself and has a KID

We are an educational channel covering interesting topics in entertaining ways. Subscribe! We are glad you are here. Believe it or not, there’s tree that actually owns itself in Athens, Georgia. According to the legend, this tree has a legal ownership of itself and all the land within eight feet of its base. It even […]

Top 5 most advanced countries in agriculture

5. Brazil Output in billion USD for 2015: 110 Brazil is widely known for being the leading supplier of things like sugar cane, coffee, soybeans and chicken. The South American country continues to develop its agricultural sector. 4. Indonesia Output in billion USD for 2015: 127 Number four goes out to Indonesia which has almost […]