Bamboo is a fast growing plant with various uses. Hence it is a suitable source of timber, paper and textiles for space settlements. Below several videos to explain how bamboo could help space settlers to become self-sufficient. Continue reading Bamboo products
Scientific and technological progress will make factory farming obsolete in the near future. Here is short video explaining how we can still consume meat and dairy products, while avoiding the mistreating of animals.
For more info:
Perfect Day Foods (animal free dairy)
Cultured Beef (Mark Post’s official web page)
New Zealand couple Robert and Robyn Cuyton have developed a two-acre forest garden. This video shows what a forest garden looks like and the Cuytons explain how to create and maintain one.
Here is an interesting video on suburban parmaculture or food garden:
Scientists have created genetic modified plants with a more efficient photosynthesis. On average plants only use about 4% of the energy of light. By increasing the efficiency of photosynthesis we can obtain higher yields of crops. Continue reading Supercrops
Here some interesting links on forest gardening:
Borrowing and lending money is the cornerstone of modern capitalist economy. And commercial loans virtually always involve interest. Therefore most people are unable to imagine a society without interest. However interest has several negative effects on society. Continue reading Interest-free finance
Here is a good video on forest gardening:
Mark Post is the one whose team made the first test-tube burger and in this video he discusses why we should consider cultured meat.
Space colonization and livestock farming is a difficult combination, as livestock will require a significant amount of scarce food and space. Either of these will be limited in supply, in particular in the first space settlements. Hence (the first) space settlers will have to adopt a primarily vegan diet, as animal products will be quite expensive. Continue reading Dairy, Eggs and Space Settlers