MOTHER's Newsworthies: Harold Wilcox, Dr. Melvin Calvin and Gil Friend
Learn how Harold Wilcox works to grow ocean farms; Dr. Melvin Calvin uses milkweed as an alternative energy source; and Gil Friend educates people about the environment.
Harold Wilcox, an environmental scientist, has a fascination with seaweed and is working to produce ocean farms. Wilcox believes that seaweed ocean farms could help world food shortages.
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Dr. Melvin Calvin has discovered that gopher weed and milkweed can be used as alternative fuel sources.
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Among many other accomplishments, Gil Friend presented a paper on the effect of air pollution on urban garden vegetables at the February 1976 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.