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Mayan temple. Yuri Islas (Flickr)

It was at this time only two years ago that many people believed that the world as we knew it would soon be over. According to the famous Mayan prophecy, in December 2012 the world was going end. Depending on your view-point, nothing or plenty has changed since then. Although many took this ‘end of …

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Food wastage is a big problem – but what if this could be turned into big business? One supermarket in the UK is turning around the fortunes of the nation’s rubbish and actually making something very useful out of it…electricity! The Sainsbury’s superstore in Staffordshire has been working with the waste management team at Biffa …

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Aquaponics vegetables

‘Locally grown’ is one of those terms that is bandied around like ‘organic’ without any real explanation of why this is better – for us, for the community and for the environment. If there is a shortage of crops in a given area, food will have to travel. Here’s why this is not ideal: 1. …

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If you’re looking into aquaponic crops in India, you need to know a thing or two about agriculture in India. The first thing to learn is what kinds of crops are already grown here and when they are grown. The types of crops in India are categorized according to the growing season: 1. Karif Timing: …

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India has a long agricultural history, which dates back approximately ten thousand years. Today, India has the second-highest crop output in the world and agriculture-related jobs employ nearly 60% of the total workforce. However, as India’s population grows, the country is having difficulties meeting the demand for food products like wheat and rice. There are …

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