The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

How can we meet the food needs of a growing human population without doing irreparable damage to the planet? Join us for a conversation focused on the Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World. Around the world, increases in population, urban density and economic prosperity will lead to unprecedented demands for both more and different foods, placing added strain on our natural resources.
Panelists Jason Clay, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Markets & Food for the World Wildlife Fund, and Allison Miller Ph.D., Department of Biology, Saint Louis University will discuss the nexus of food production and the environment to ensure that both human needs and environmental sustainability are met. The program will be moderated by Young Friends.

This program brings the viewer a series of in-depth discussions from leaders throughout the area on a variety of biotechnical and science subjects.

The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

The Future of Food in a Wealthier, Warmer World

Farmers worldwide are entering a period of increasing uncertainty as climate change compromises food production in areas already sensitive to food insecurity.

Big Ideas – Meeting Grand Challenges

Watch as three teams of Danforth Center scientists make a pitch for a grant that would extend their current research in agriculture and the environment.

Decreasing Food Waste - From Farm to Market

A discussion about preventing crop spoilage and reducing food waste, in order to feed a world population projected to grow to 10 billion people by 2050.

39 North_Cultivating An Innovation Ecosystem, May 2017

Join us for a discussion about 39 North, the 600-acre innovation district built to help strengthen St. Louis' innovation ecosystem through Ag Tech Innovation.


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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am