As you walk around the villages tucked away in Turkey’s Eastern Black Sea hills, every sight and sound is permeated by hazelnuts, or Findik. Step inside the world’s hazelnut heartland and discover the story behind one of its favorite confectionary ingredients, from soil to snack.
In many parts of the US, the dairy farmer is a staple in the agricultural landscape; yet many multi-generational dairies are closing their barn doors. Solutions such as anaerobic digesters not only help farms mitigate their environmental impacts, they create new revenue streams.
Lab grown diamonds, certified under the SCS-007 sustainability standard, not only provide a sustainable and environmentally friendly alternative, but also help reduce human rights abuses and concerns in diamond mining.
3M Forward is a program that highlights how materials science-based innovation at scale can help society progress against three unstoppable forces shaping our planet—climate change and resource scarcity, shifting demographics and social change.
In addition to developing sustainable forestry practices that protect natural ecosystems whilst providing the world with essential timber products, foresters are trained in identifying and protecting vulnerable species.