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Super-sized restoration projects begin in Hyde

Super-sized restoration projects begin in Hyde | Environment, Conservation & Ecology | Scoop.it

By Catherine Kozak, Coastal Review Online | With numerous bureaucratic hurdles finally cleared, an innovative wetlands restoration project led by the N.C. Coastal Federation is about to begin on thousa...

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Dr. Mike Burchell & engineers in the CALS Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering are designing a canal complex intersecting with farmland in Hyde County. Pumps & weirs will redirect rain stormwater into a created wetland, protecting the Albemarle & Pamlico Sounds of North Carolina. Read more | http://tinyurl.com/kgb7ucg

 

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Largest Indoor Vertical Farm In The Nation Opens In Chicago

Largest Indoor Vertical Farm In The Nation Opens In Chicago | Environment, Conservation & Ecology | Scoop.it
FarmedHere, a brand you may have seen recently at your food store, has officially opened their 90,000 square foot indoor aquaponic farm.
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The largest vertical farm in the nation has opened in Chicago. Pictured above, basil, one of the vertical farm crops. Read more:

http://chicagoist.com/2013/03/22/largest_indoor_vertical_farm_in_the.php#photo-1

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This is what farms will look like in the future

This is what farms will look like in the future | Environment, Conservation & Ecology | Scoop.it
As the world's human population grows, we're reducing the amount of agricultural areas and forests. That's why some architects are working on concepts for sustainable skyscrapers and vertical agricultural buildings.
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http://io9.com/this-is-what-farms-will-look-like-in-the-future-453541462

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Long Cloaked in Mystery, Owls Start Coming Into Their Own

Long Cloaked in Mystery, Owls Start Coming Into Their Own | Environment, Conservation & Ecology | Scoop.it
Only lately have scientists begun to understand owls in detail, and to puzzle out the subtleties of behavior, biology and sensory prowess that set them apart.
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