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The Week in Animal News: Orphaned Baby Manatee Rescued, Michigan Wolves Near Extinct and More

The Week in Animal News: Orphaned Baby Manatee Rescued, Michigan Wolves Near Extinct and More | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Possibly the cutest ever baby manatee was rescued in the Amazon after its mother was killed by poachers. Only one female gray wolf is left in the Michigan population, and more.
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Massive Forest Fire Continues to Burn the Slopes of Mountain Kenya

Massive Forest Fire Continues to Burn the Slopes of Mountain Kenya | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Now in its sixth day, the forest fire threatens critical habitats and precious water sources.
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What’s Next: Digging our way through to the future of Hydroponics!

What’s Next: Digging our way through to the future of Hydroponics! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Decoding Hydroponics Hydroponic gardening is the method of cultivating plants that does away with soil.
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Planning & popularity - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Planning & popularity - TheChronicleHerald.ca | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
TheChronicleHerald.caPlanning & popularityTheChronicleHerald.caAn artist's rendering of what the "green roof" of the South Park Street YMCA building would look like under proposed development.
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Ten UK schools pilot crowd-funded solar roof projects

Ten UK schools pilot crowd-funded solar roof projects | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Ten British schools are attempting to ‘crowd fund’ their own solar panel roofs, with support from carbon reduction organisation 10:10 (UK schools saving money with solar panel project http://t.co/zB72wBkk #internationalearthday...
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The Commercial Leader in Urban Agriculture and Farming | AeroFarms

The Commercial Leader in Urban Agriculture and Farming | AeroFarms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An environmental champion, AeroFarms is leading the way to address our global food crisis by owning and operating local farms to grow flavorful, healthy leafy greens in a sustainable and socially responsible wa...
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Retailers, food sector and regulators debate food information transparency

Retailers, food sector and regulators debate food information transparency | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A Brussels-based initiative on food information transparency using smart phone technology is gaining momentum with a broad stakeholder forum involving EU regulators, retailers and food manufacturers meeting on key project priorities yesterday.
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Mystery Monkey Makes Itself At Home In a Florida Business Park

Mystery Monkey Makes Itself At Home In a Florida Business Park | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Somewhere between the real estate business, the aluminum supply business, and the gift-basket business -- there's the monkey business.
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Breaking News: Judge Orders FDA to Examine Safety of Ag Drugs

Breaking News: Judge Orders FDA to Examine Safety of Ag Drugs | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Here's breaking news that I've learned about. The significance is going to unfold over the next 24 hours and more, and when it does, I will ...
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Parker Urban Greenscapes Installs the Largest BioWall in The US at Drexel University

Parker Urban Greenscapes Installs the Largest BioWall in The US at Drexel University | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Parker Urban Greenscapes, a division of Parker Interior Plantscapes Inc, recently installed the largest BioWall in the United Stated at Drexel University’s new Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building.
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The Friday Podcast: The High-Tech Cow : NPR

Behind a bucolic dairy farm lies all the roiling tension, rising inequality and economic volatility of the 21st-century economy. (A great urban description of dairy farming.
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Extreme Drought In Mexico: Refugees Will Travel Farther North To Find Water & Work

Extreme Drought In Mexico: Refugees Will Travel Farther North To Find Water & Work | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Continuing drought is forcing deep social, economic, & environmental change in the US Southern Plains and Northern Mexico.
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Sierra Nevada Snowpack May Decline 80% by Mid-Century If Emissions Keep Rising

Sierra Nevada Snowpack May Decline 80% by Mid-Century If Emissions Keep Rising | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Everything from the winter sports industry to agriculture at current scale in California is at risk if that happens.
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Journey to the Center of New York: Can Design “Cure” Our Cities?

Journey to the Center of New York: Can Design “Cure” Our Cities? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
How the High Line & the innovative, underground Low Line change our concepts of sick/healthy spaces & inspire us to reclaim & revitalize neglected urban areas. (Can design "cure" urban space?
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Living Green Roofs!: Nature's Living Wall Plants

Living Green Roofs!: Nature's Living Wall Plants | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Living Roofs! Green Roofs! Rooftop Gardening! Rooftop Permaculture! Wildflower Roofs! Cyclone and Hurricane Resilient Designs with Nature Irrigated, Native Species for habitat, food and biodiversity. Green Roofs for ...
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New rules would loosen the soil for urban farms

New rules would loosen the soil for urban farms | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Farming in the city got a boost from the Minneapolis City Council Thursday, after a council committee approved new zoning that would legalize market gardens and urban farms (#Mpls to allow taller hoop houses, 15 market days, bee-keeping,...
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Urban farming in the sky – Daily Commercial News

Ground was broken recently for a building that just might be the future of urban farming.
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Green roofs growing – in more ways than one – on MSU campus

Green roofs growing – in more ways than one – on MSU campus | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Go Green!Green roofs growing – in more ways than one – on MSU campus http://t.co/1aWxUP4N #green #roof...
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Eagle Cam Watch: First Egg Ready to Hatch

Eagle Cam Watch: First Egg Ready to Hatch | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
[HTML1]Editor’s note: Readers are congregating on this year’s first eagle cam post for comments and discussion. Join them!We're offic...
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Recycle Old Jeans into a Garden Apron. No Sewing Required.

Recycle Old Jeans into a Garden Apron. No Sewing Required. | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
From composting to planting, the garden can be a messy place. This simple, DIY project can help keep you clean, and gives you somewhere to stash those seed packets too.
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The Forgotten Refugees

The plight of the Eritrean refugees in Sudan is absolutely dire. Some people have lived in these camps for 30 to 40 years and for some its all they have known of life. How can this be just, right or ok?
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6 Luscious Living Vertical Gardens That Bring A Breath Of Fresh Air Indoors

6 Luscious Living Vertical Gardens That Bring A Breath Of Fresh Air Indoors | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Our favorite indoor vertical gardens that also help improve the indoor air quality.
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Sustainable Cities: Where are the People? – Urban Times

Sustainable Cities: Where are the People? – Urban Times | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The social dimensions of sustainability are largely overlooked in debates, policy and practice around sustainable urbanism. (RT @admirehomesales: #Sustainable #Cities: Where are the People?
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