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Planting Trees in the Mongolian Desert to Fight Dangerous Dust Storms in Seoul

Planting Trees in the Mongolian Desert to Fight Dangerous Dust Storms in Seoul | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Korean activists are spearheading efforts to plant trees in Mongolia, hoping to improve both the lives of nomadic desert herders there and the air quality their families are exposed to back home.
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Rubies in the Rubble are Social Entrepreneurs Making Chutney from Discarded Fruits and Vegetables

Rubies in the Rubble are Social Entrepreneurs Making Chutney from Discarded Fruits and Vegetables | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Waste not, want not: Rubies in the Rubble make chutney out of discarded fruits and vegetables.
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Britain's First Solar Town? The Journey Continues

Britain's First Solar Town? The Journey Continues | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
From rooftop panels to a large solar farm, one town is aiming to go 100% renewable. Their not forgetting conservation either.
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The Week in Pictures: A Nuclear Amusement Park, the Best of Biomimicry and More

The Week in Pictures: A Nuclear Amusement Park, the Best of Biomimicry and More | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In Germany, a failed nuclear power plant has been converted into an amusement park. We also have 13 awesome examples of biomimicry, the 2012 Evolo Skyscraper Award winners, and more.
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Climate change, drought and social unrest in Syria

Climate change, drought and social unrest in Syria | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
An influx of drought-hit farmers into Syrian cities may be a factor behind the worsening political violence...

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Public concern over GM food has lessened, survey shows - The Guardian

Public concern over GM food has lessened, survey shows - The Guardian | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Daily MailPublic concern over GM food has lessened, survey showsThe GuardianFor decades, public opinion polls have consistently shown opposition to GM, not least because huge concerns remain about the environmental impact of this technology, the risks...
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Visit Kevin Newell's Hydroponic Organic Vegetable Farm

Visit Kevin Newell's Hydroponic Organic Vegetable Farm | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Kevin Newell is using the latest in hydroponic technology to operate his organic vegetable farm. He shares his methods with us.
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Precision Farming Yields Many Gains - Harvard - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

"Greater precision in modern farming raises a farm's income, brings down food prices, and is good for the environment.
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Clean Break » Blog Archive » A James Hansen TED speech worth a serious listen

Clean Break » Blog Archive » A James Hansen TED speech worth a serious listen | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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LED Grow Lights For Hydroponic Gardens | ExpertArticle.info

LED Grow Lights For Hydroponic Gardens: Hydroponic gardening or soilless gardening is a growing plants in nutrie...
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Backyard Chickens in Cooper-Young

Backyard Chickens in Cooper-Young | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Residents in the blooming Cooper-Young neighborhood are raising chickens in their backyards.
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Mobile Payment Revolution Continues With The IPad Cash Register From Square | Singularity Hub

Mobile Payment Revolution Continues With The IPad Cash Register From Square | Singularity Hub | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Over 90 Universities Curbing Bottled Water Sales; Borealis, BioMass Launch Packaging · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Brown, Harvard, the University of Vermont and about 90 other educational institutes are banning sales or restricting use of plastic water bottles due to student activism or administrations' sustainable policy plans, in moves that may affect the $22...
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Berries Keep the Brain Young, New Study Reports

Berries Keep the Brain Young, New Study Reports | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A new scientific review confirms that eating berries can help prevent memory loss and other forms of mental decline.
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Make Your Own Colorful Living Walls With These Recycled Wall Planters

Make Your Own Colorful Living Walls With These Recycled Wall Planters | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
There's more than one way to build a living wall; from KuL Designs come these bright, recycled HDPE planters that can be arranged any way you want.
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Farms as components of complex ecosystems, not just food production machines

Nairobi, Kenya:

The "Whole Landscape" Approach: The idea of the initiative is to get governments, funders, researchers and farmers to look at farms not just as means for producing food, fiber, fuel and income, but also as components of complex ecosystems that provide a range of vital services, from clean air and water to wildlife habitat.

 


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From Texas to India to the Horn of Africa, Concern about Weather, Water and Crops

From Texas to India to the Horn of Africa, Concern about Weather, Water and Crops | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
  Hardly a week goes by without new reasons to be concerned about the impact of changing precipitation patterns and mounting water stress on food production.

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ANCIENT FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN GREECE

ANCIENT FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN GREECE | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The tablets record primarily receipt and disbursement of goods and inventories, and list most commonly such food items as cereals (both wheat and barley), olives, honey, oil, figs, and livestock. Data gleaned from them, however, indicate that ...
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The Future of Food: 11 Unique Urban Farming Projects- Tree of Life. Indonesia Green Media

The Future of Food: 11 Unique Urban Farming Projects- Tree of Life. Indonesia Green Media | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Well, you don’t have to give up your iPad to get a piece of the farming pie with the growing interest in “urban farming,” which is finding ways to bring the farming lifestyle to cities, high-rises and other urban environments.
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Oakland Urban Farmer on Opposition

Oakland Urban Farmer on Opposition | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
March 9 (Bloomberg) -- Esperanza Pallana, an urban farmer in Oakland, California, and founder of Pluckandfeather.com, talks about the benefits of urban farming and opposition to the slaughter and processing of animals in backyard settings.
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Urban Environment Digital Illustrations by The Design Surgery | Tutorials Share

Urban Environment Digital Illustrations by The Design Surgery | Tutorials Share | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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Photos of Urban Farming in Anyang, South Korea — City Farmer News

Photos of Urban Farming in Anyang, South Korea — City Farmer News | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
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