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How Beekeepers Can Put Fire Ants to Work

How Beekeepers Can Put Fire Ants to Work | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
This all-natural remedy for wax moths is about as simple as it can get. So long as you wear some socks.
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Why PepsiCo is Fighting GMO Labeling in California

Why PepsiCo is Fighting GMO Labeling in California | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The nation’s largest peddler of soda and junk food has the most at stake in ballot measure.
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Walls of Corn: Panoramic Housing Prototype Made From Local Corn & Wood

Walls of Corn: Panoramic Housing Prototype Made From Local Corn & Wood | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Motivated by traditional corn-drying structures of the region, this neat little pavilion integrates corn as part of the facade.
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Northeast & Mid-Atlantic US Having Hottest Year on Record - July Hottest Month For US

Northeast & Mid-Atlantic US Having Hottest Year on Record - July Hottest Month For US | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Perhaps this is obvious to TreeHugger readers residing there, but we now have some stats on how abnormally warm the year so far has been in the region.
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Russia: Food crisis looms

Russia: Food crisis looms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it

As the worst drought in over half a century ravages crops in the United States, all eyes are on Russia, the world’s second-biggest grain exporter, to prevent a food crisis similar to that seen in 2007-2008.


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Your comments: Are leaders going too far by proposing bans on urban farming? - PennLive.com

Your comments: Are leaders going too far by proposing bans on urban farming? - PennLive.com | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
PennLive.comYour comments: Are leaders going too far by proposing bans on urban farming?PennLive.com"urban farming is an upcoming movement towards self survival.
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Immensity and Intimacy: Brooklyn Bridge Park Exhibit on Waterfront ...

Immensity and Intimacy: Brooklyn Bridge Park Exhibit on Waterfront ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The urban riverfront is an extremely complex landscape. The question we must ask is “how can design contribute to balancing the sometimes conflicting priorities of ecology, equity and economics.” This is the overall theme of ...
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6,000 lbs of food on 1/10th acre - Urban Farm - Urban Homestead - Growing Your Own Food

Over 6,000 pounds of food per year, on 1/10 acre located just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles. The Dervaes family grows over 400 species of plants, 4,30... (RT @TZMminneapolis: Seriously This is AMAZING!
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Urban Gardens that Are Also Beautiful Art Projects - io9

Urban Gardens that Are Also Beautiful Art Projects - io9 | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Gardens that Are Also Beautiful Art Projectsio9Urban Gardens that Are Also Beautiful Art Projects The cities of the future will need to incorporate greenery, and most cutting edge architecture includes a space for urban gardens and vertical...
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SolarKiosk: Mobile Modular Power for Really Remote Areas - Design - GOOD

SolarKiosk: Mobile Modular Power for Really Remote Areas - Design - GOOD | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A hub for solar powering off-grid areas, bringing both small business and clean energy, sets up its first shop in Ethiopia.
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2012 the hottest year on record for Northeast, US

The Northeast’s seven-month average (January through July) of 49.9 degrees was the warmest such period since 1895, the year such record keeping began.
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Using wastewater as fertilizer

Using wastewater as fertilizer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Sewage sludge, wastewater and liquid manure are valuable sources of fertilizer for food production.
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[VIDEO] Shrinking Glaciers—A Chronology of Climate Change

Analysis of Earth's geologic record can reveal how the climate has changed over time. Scientists in New Zealand are examining samples from the rocky landscape once dominated by glaciers.

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Stock Up on Foods That Are Getting More Expensive Because of The Drought

Stock Up on Foods That Are Getting More Expensive Because of The Drought | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Financial experts are warning that food prices are going to go up soon, thanks to the worst drought the US has seen since the 1950s. One of the strategies we can use to offset the rising food costs is to stock up on affected foods.
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New global warming culprit: Methane emissions jump dramatically during dam drawdowns

New global warming culprit: Methane emissions jump dramatically during dam drawdowns | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Researchers have documented an underappreciated suite of players in global warming: dams, the water reservoirs behind them, and surges of greenhouse gases as water levels go up and down.
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Early human ancestors had more variable diet

Early human ancestors had more variable diet | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
New research sheds more light on the diet and home ranges of early hominins belonging to three different genera, notably Australopithecus, Paranthropus and Homo -- that were discovered at sites such as Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Kromdraai in the...
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Startup Stay: Because New Entrepreneurs Don’t Have Expense Accounts - Business - GOOD

A new site gives startup founders a chance at much more than a free place to crash.
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Rooftop Aquaponics Farm Produces Thousands of Pounds of Fish ...

Rooftop Aquaponics Farm Produces Thousands of Pounds of Fish ... | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU: Frisch vom Dach, Berlin, germany, urban farming, urban agriculture, aquaponics, · Frisch vom Dach To ... of Fish and Veg in Florida. by Tafline Laylin, 08/08/12. filed under: gallery, Urban design, Urban farming ...
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The Nogg Chicken Coop: A Hip Design for the Urban Chicken

The Nogg Chicken Coop: A Hip Design for the Urban Chicken | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Nogg is a modern chicken coop that has been designed in the shape of an egg. Urban chicken keeping has become a growing trend, and The Nogg is designed to house 2-4 chickens in an aesthetically pleasing coop to compliment any garden.
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The Fun Learning: Urban Farming Around the World!!!

The Fun Learning: Urban Farming Around the World!!! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Urban Farming Around the World!!!http://t.co/XnAHsBoA...
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Urban Farming/ Food Security project! | YSN

The Riverdale Immigrant Women's Centre (RIWC) has created a health-centred program that responds to the food security and health needs for the women and their families that we serve. RIWC's Urban Farming/Food ...
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Snoozebox Portable Hotel is a Creative Use of Shipping Containers

Snoozebox Portable Hotel is a Creative Use of Shipping Containers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Containers are more than just a box, they are a transportation system. This company gets it.
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UN, World Bank Unveil Carbon Finance Program for Philippines Pig Farmers · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

UN, World Bank Unveil Carbon Finance Program for Philippines Pig Farmers · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A UN and World Bank initiative has begun providing pig farms with incentives for using Earth-friendly waste treatment facilities.
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Study finds with vacant lots greened, residents feel safer

Study finds with vacant lots greened, residents feel safer | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Greening vacant lots may make neighborhood residents feel safer and may be associated with reductions in certain gun crimes, according to a new study.
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Birds do better in 'agroforests' than on farms

Birds do better in 'agroforests' than on farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Compared with open farmland, wooded "shade" plantations that produce coffee and chocolate promote greater bird diversity, although a new study says forests remain the best habitat for tropical birds.
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