Henderson explains the importance of protecting retirement investments from the next financial meltdown. Halophyte plants thrive in desert areas and irrigated only by seawater.
Bushnell describes the benefits of halophyte plants and the capacity to switch to a halophyte agriculture. He lists where desert waste lands exists.
During a project to desalt sea water, Hodges noticed the growth of seawater plants. He explains the process of domesticating halophytes in Africa.
Henderson discusses worldwide efforts in desert greening. Bushnell explains a partnership with Boeing to grow halophytes for aviation fuel.
Hodges discusses a project in Texas experimenting with new crops. He explains the actions needed to convince investors to support desert greening.
Hodges describes the desert greening project on the Red Sea in Egypt. Henderson attributes exponential growth as a catalyst for agricultural transformation. Hodges and Bushnell give their final thoughts.
Credits: Investing in Desert Greening: Ethical Markets 6
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Hazel Henderson, Dennis Bushnell, and Carl Hodges look at opportunities to shift agriculture to desert regions and grow salt-loving plants with seawater and free daily photons from the sun. This halophyte agriculture could provide most of the food, fiber and biofuels for the growing human population on earth.
Length: 28 minutes
Copyright date: ©2014
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