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Lab-Grown Meat on the Horizon

Published on January 26, 2018 By Andy

Meat is undeniably a staple of the American diet, and most don’t give the ecological and ethical implications of meat production a second thought. A more thoughtful dietary approach, however, is on the horizon in the form of lab-grown meat – sometimes referred to as “shmeat” or cultured meat. This product is created in a […]

Forest Futures Newsletter, vol. 1, no. 1

Published on July 22, 2017 By Kimberly Daniels

As part of a collaborative research project between the University of Houston’s Foresight program and the US Forest Service in setting up a Horizon Scanning system for the latter, we’ve published our first Forest Futures newsletter. Horizon scanning involves identifying emerging trends in the internal and external environment relative to an organization or an issue of […]

Visualizing Forest Futures: Linking Traditional Knowledge with Modeling and Visualization

Published on July 11, 2017 By Kimberly Daniels

When it comes to forest futures, perhaps the uncertainty relative to climate change is better understood by a new approach that “links human values, projections and visualization to decision-making” for sustainably managing forests. VIsualizing Forest Futures (VIFF) is an interdisciplinary research project conducted by Pennsylvania State University and funded in part by the NSF, which […]