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10,000 GM Car Owners Tell the Automaker to Stop Funding Climate Denial

10,000 GM Car Owners Tell the Automaker to Stop Funding Climate Denial | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
One of the revelations from the Heartland Institute debacle was the the 'Big Three' carmaker General Motors was donating cash to the climate change-denying think tank. Thousands of GM car owners are now circulating a petition telling them to stop.
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Green Living: One Mom Tells All about Her Family's Urban Farming Adventures - ParentMap

After interviewing Seattle mom Traci Fontyn for our article about urban farming with kids, we were so impressed with her family's dedication to their DIY back-to-the-basics lifestyle approach.
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Global warming skepticism climbs during tough economic times

Global warming skepticism climbs during tough economic times | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The American public's growing skepticism in recent years about the existence of human-made global warming is rooted in apprehension about the troubled economy, a new study suggests.
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Video of Flooded Paris Evokes the Threat of Rising Seas - OUCH !!!

Video of Flooded Paris Evokes the Threat of Rising Seas - OUCH !!! | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A video imagines a Paris that has flooded with one meter of water. Just how unlikely is this inundated future?
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Santorini: The ground is moving again in paradise

Santorini: The ground is moving again in paradise | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The Santorini caldera, which sits underneath a famous tourist destination, is awake again and rapidly deforming at levels never seen before.
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Indoor farm in Brooklyn helps feed hundreds of families

Indoor farm in Brooklyn helps feed hundreds of families | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, an increasingly hip but historically low-income Brooklyn neighborhood, one food pantry is also an indoor farm. The New York Daily News visited the Child Development Support C...
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The Fertility Implosion - Does this buy us more time to implement Vertical Farms?

The Fertility Implosion - Does this buy us more time to implement Vertical Farms? | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Birthrates are falling nearly all over the world, and the speed of this change is breathtaking. As the population ages, this is creating great challenges.
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Vertical Farming

There are emerging radical technologies that have the potential to change the way we live. This animation on vertical farming is part of a series for a sessi...
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Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock Show - Voice of America

Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock Show - Voice of America | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Learning About Farm Animals at Houston Livestock ShowVoice of AmericaFor a lot of urban families, a great attraction of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the chance to see a lot of animals up close.
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junkosgarden.com | Hydroponic Organic Lettuce, Herbs and Greens Greenhouse Minneapolis Minnesota

junkosgarden.com | Hydroponic Organic Lettuce, Herbs and Greens Greenhouse Minneapolis Minnesota | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Junko's Garden Greenhouse Updates | http://t.co/FUNDeDrz: Category Archives: Junko's Garden Greenhouse Updates. S...
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Fun for Kids, Good for the Waterways - Wall Street Journal

Fun for Kids, Good for the Waterways - Wall Street Journal | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fun for Kids, Good for the WaterwaysWall Street JournalBy JENNIFER MALONEY New York City has enlisted trees, "green" roofs and massive tanks in its effort to reduce the billions of gallons of untreated wastewater that overflow into city waterways...
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Make Your Own Soil Blocks For Raising Vegetable Seedlings And Save Money On Gardening

Make Your Own Soil Blocks For Raising Vegetable Seedlings And Save Money On Gardening | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A how-to pictorial guide to making soil blocks for raising your own garden vegetable seedlings.
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Hydroponic gardening a rooftop feature at Jsix Restaurant in San Diego

Hydroponic gardening a rooftop feature at Jsix Restaurant in San Diego | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Jsix Restaurant in San Diego has taken the term organic to a whole new level. They have a feature that most restaurants, anywhere, do not.
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Forgotten Harvest: Driving hunger from the Detroit metropolitan community

Forgotten Harvest: Driving hunger from the Detroit metropolitan community | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Forgotten Harvest relieves hunger in the Detroit metropolitan community by rescuing surplus, prepared and perishable food and donating it to emergency food providers.
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To Cut The Risk Of A High-Fat Meal, Add Spice : NPR

Researchers have found that a meal loaded with spices like turmeric and cinnamon helps cut fat levels in the blood — even when the meal is rich in oily sauces and high in fat.
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Staph In Pigs And Pig Farmers: The Latest Reports (ICEID 1)

Staph In Pigs And Pig Farmers: The Latest Reports (ICEID 1) | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
I'm spending the first part of this week at the International Conference for Emerging Infectious Diseases, a biennial scary-disease nerdgasm...
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Increased honey bee diversity means fewer pathogens, more helpful bacteria

Increased honey bee diversity means fewer pathogens, more helpful bacteria | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A novel study of honey bee genetic diversity has for the first time found that greater diversity in worker bees leads to colonies with fewer pathogens and more abundant helpful bacteria like probiotic species.
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10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies as Selected By Readers

10 Best Heirloom Seed Companies as Selected By Readers | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
What's the best heirloom seed company? TreeHugger readers give us their favorite seed sources of heirloom, non-GMO seeds.
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Why Heirloom Grains Will Never Be a Commodity

Why Heirloom Grains Will Never Be a Commodity | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
A South CArolina farmer and entrepreneur is reviving commercially extinct grains. And he's telling the history of the South in the process.
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Climate, Food Pressures Require Radical Rethink On Water: U.N

Climate, Food Pressures Require Radical Rethink On Water: U.N | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
The world's water supply is being strained by climate change and the growing food, energy and sanitary needs of a fast-growing population, according to a United Nations study that calls for a radical rethink of policies to manage competing claims.

A "silent revolution" has taken place underground, the report warns, as the amount of water sucked from below the surface has tripled in the past 50 years, removing a buffer against drought.


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Tracking Antarctic Krill as More Is Harvested for Omega-3 Pills

Tracking Antarctic Krill as More Is Harvested for Omega-3 Pills | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Fishing companies are increasingly drawn to the Southern Ocean, where the krill population is one of the least exploited.
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo modify soda recipe to avoid cancer warning label - Food Processing Technology

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo modify soda recipe to avoid cancer warning label - Food Processing Technology | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are making changes to the formulas of caramel colour used in sodas in order to avoid a cancer warning label in compliance with a California law.The companies have already implemented the changes in drinks sold in California...
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Urban Farming Making Progress – Projects in Sweden and Montreal – Making Good Money While Helping The Environment – – Schirach ReportCommentaries for the Global Society by Paolo von Schirach

Vertical urban farming advancing. Commercial projects in Sweden and Canada.
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urban farming - Nerdfighters

urban farming - Nerdfighters | Vertical Farm - Food Factory | Scoop.it
i find this developement rather exciting

Bad Seed Farm in Kansas City Brings Urban Farming to the Next Level: Legislation


Urban farming is not new -- its be… ("I think this is a sign of the maturing of the urban agriculture movement," Kelly said.
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