This Thanksgiving Highlights The Need For Agriculture Innovation


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It's a tough time of year to think about the planet's food supply, but it's also a time to reflect on what we can do to make it a better place, writes Andrew Revkin in the New York Times.

In his piece for Thanksgiving, Revkin writes that "most days we experience a growing sense of optimism as opportunities to have a meaningful impact abound," especially in agriculture, which is responsible for more than 10% of greenhouse gas emissions in the US.

Advances in technology, like gene editing and artificial intelligence, are making it possible to grow crops that can yield far more while using far fewer natural resources.

"Because of the groundbreaking technologies being developed now, they'll be able to adapt and continue nourishing people while preserving the planet," Revkin writes.

"That's because some of the latest, most promising innovations in agriculture directly tackle this need. Read the Entire Article


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