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Why non-renewable energy has played a part in almost everything you eat, and why we need to move toward sustainable and local food sources – such as aquaponics! It’s frightening to realize just how much we rely on petroleum for even the most basic foodstuffs. Unless you get your food from local, natural sources, chances …

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Tristram Stuart is an English writer, food waste campaigner and winner of the international environmental award The Sophie Prize in 2011. Why we love him His book Waste, is eye-opening and shocking in its divulgence of just how much perfectly good food is wasted worldwide (apparently up to half!) His organization, Feeding the 5000, highlights …

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Will we be able to feed the huge population growth planet earth is experiencing? Are there any ways we can reduce the contamination of our water supply that comes from agriculture pesticides? As cities grow and get further away from farms, is there a way to start growing food a little close to home? The …

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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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‘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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Aquaponics is an idea that has been developing over the last 30 years and is becoming more and more well known. We are seeing plenty of amazing reasons as to why these systems are necessary in our growing world. Aquaponics provides us with a constant supply of fresh greens and protein, requires little maintenance and …

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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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