EXCERPT FROM SEEKER
XPRIZE Feed The Next Billion is challenging innovators to change our approach to conventional proteins. Right now, half of Earth’s habitable land and 70% of its available water are used for agriculture. But despite the huge footprint dedicated to providing food, nearly 690 million people go hungry every year. When it comes to our seas, mismanagement in fish aquaculture also affects the health of our planet via excess nutrient run off, potential disease spread, and habitat destruction.