Future Human
Published in

Future Human

A Spray-On, Food-Saving Film Could Help Prevent the Next Pandemic Food Crisis

Mountains of produce could be saved from the trash

Workers on a farm dumping out old cabbage food waste.
Photo: Westend61/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted food systems across the world. Travel restrictions have left bountiful harvests to rot unpicked as seasonal workers are unable to cross borders. Colorful mountains of produce are destined to decompose because…

--

--

--

Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

Recommended from Medium

The Christmas Tree Dilemma

Father and Son Celebrate Family Christmas Tree Tradition

Can we pay farmers to store carbon emissions in their fields?

Of My First Volunteering Experience with Habitat for Humanity

Noah And His Ark Saved The World. Imagine That!

A garden Ark…wonderful!

The Lone Star State Doesn’t Have The Leadership To Fix Its Energy Problems Alone

Satellite images of Houston before and after the storm. The dark areas in the latter image depict areas left without electricity.

MDO Photo Essay

The Monkey-Eating Eagle

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Jack McGovan

Jack McGovan

Freelance writer / Berlin based, UK born / Science, sustainability & future tech / Tweets @jack_mcgovan

More from Medium

15 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in the Workplace

“The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem.”

The smell of gasoline must signal that we need to run for our lives

Stop complaining! It doesn’t suit you!!