TIL: Biotech companies are using precision fermentation to turn plant material (e.g. potatoes) into chocolate in an effort to decrease the child-labor (2 million kids working in Western African cacao farms) and deforestation (-80% in Ivory Coast alone) caused by supplying the world with chocolate.
- By - Geek_Nan
Ukraine credits local beavers for unwittingly bolstering its defenses — their dams make the ground marshy and impassable
A golden splash of respect
Show nature some love.
Add my power to yours.
Gives 100 Reddit Coins and a week of r/lounge access and ad-free browsing.
- By - useless123123
Why Mars? The thought of colonizing a gravity well with no protection from radiation unless you live in a deep cave seems a bit dumb. So why?
Shows the Silver Award... and that's it.
Thank you stranger. Shows the award.
- By - puffnpasser