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The Haber process


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How do we grow crops quickly enough to feed the Earth's billions? It’s called the Haber process, which turns the nitrogen in the air into ammonia, easily converted in soil to the nitrate plants need to survive. Though it has increased food supply worldwide, the Haber process has also taken an unforeseen toll on the environment. Daniel D. Dulek delves into the chemistry and consequences.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Daniel Dulek
  • Director Colin Conces
  • Animator Caleb Coppock
  • Producer Daphne Eck
  • Composer Nathaniel Woolery
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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