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Vertical Farming?

Vertical Farming?

What the heck is ‘vertical farming?’  Well, it is exactly what it sounds like.  The term has come around in our modern day due to the increased demand for food for the endlessly growing population of humans.  228 more words

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The unusual potatoes that could help solve world hunger

For years, a Dutch farm headed by Mark van Rijsselberghe hasexperimented with fruits and vegetables that can grow in saltwater. The hope is to address a pressing problem that will become even worse in the coming years: Nearly 20 percent of the world’s irrigated land that could be used for agricultural purposes is made unusable by saltwater. 3,394 more words


Science Tuesday: The GMO Controversy

This isn’t a post in which I’m going to be saying anything that hasn’t been said before, but I ran across something this morning that I thought bore discussion. 1,032 more words

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Yes, You Can Move Mountains!

Yes, You Can Move Mountains!

By Richard Mabey Jr.

When I was nine years old and in the fourth grade, something very special happened in my life. 580 more words


Roots Up Innovative Technology Fights Hunger in Ethiopia

Fruit trees and low-tech greenhouses help Ethiopian farmers fight hunger

Roots Up support self-sufficient farming communities in Gondar, helping farmers to implement innovative, low-tech farming solutions. 202 more words


The Problem with Vegetarians & Vegans

Before anybody starts huffing and puffing behind their keyboards at the title, I’d like to make one thing clear – I am a vegetarian. I have been since I was nine years old, so for almost eight years now. 1,026 more words


Too many people? The devastating impacts of overpopulation

For the vast majority of human existence, population levels have not exceeded more than a million individuals.Even with the advent of widespread and effective agriculture, it is not until recently that the worldwide human population amassed one billion members. 463 more words