Urban Agriculture Sprouts in Brazil’s Favelas - Organic agriculture is a growing trend in big cities around the world, including Latin America, and no...
This article nicely ties two commonly taught issues in human geography that aren't the the typical combination: 1) the growth of organic farming and 2) the spread of squatter settlements and slums in the developing world.
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(Phys.org) —Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station have grown a crop of peas, wheat, and Japanese leafy greens in the ISS greenhouse. The report comes from a researcher with the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Biomedical Problems, which is partnered with Utah State University's ...
Marshaling the research, educational and political power of five colleges and dozens of faculty, UC Berkeley has launched the Berkeley Food Institute, whose aim is nothing less than the transformation of the world's food system into one that is...
Education is the answer... transdisciplinary teams must work together!
Two and a half miles from downtown Seattle, an enormous experiment in urban planning and agriculture is happening. In the Beacon Hill neighborhood, the first “food forest” is being created. A food forest, as described by the Beacon Food Forest’s website is “a gardening technique or land management
There's a place for urban agriculture at urban planning! Yay!
Habitation of outer space needs solving air, water, energy and food supplies within a tight space. And this isn't a problem of an apocalyptic, remote future. Developing this technology addresses some of the grand challenges to our civilisation.
Re-designing our cities to support local food production and healthy living has been a very popular topic of late, happening against a backdrop of grassroots efforts to create networks of growing, dis...
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