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The Age of Stupid: You Tube

We always take an active interest in environmental concerns, and as such have been so struck by the film ‘The Age of Stupid.’ This film was actually released in 2009 so we are coming to it rather late, however we have been making our way through some of the fascinating documentaries on Films for Action …

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Image Credit: Kevin Gessner (Flickr)

We’re big fans of Murray Hallam’s entertaining YouTube series ‘Practical Aquaponics.’ If you have been wondering about the potential for growing fruits in your aquaponics system, look no further than the Papaya trees that he grows in his system in Australia. Some aquaponics growers shy away from plants that usually require a lot of soil …

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Aquaponics in India.

I’m in England visiting my parents, and I’ve been making myself useful by becoming the resident fruit picker in our garden. My biggest job has been a gnarly old plum tree, which has come up trumps this summer with the biggest load of juicy plums we’ve had in years. What has struck me about this …

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Aquaponics is everywhere. Rian (Ree) Saunders (Flickr)

Each aquaponics system is unique. Here is fascinating example of a system in a colder climate. Television presenter Kate Humble has set up the UK’s first aquaponic solar greenhouse. Humble presents the UK program ‘Springwatch’ which explores rural wildlife. Her frustration at the abundance of unused farmland across Britain and excessive food wastage (she has …

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The global need for more and more food has made allowances for some agricultural methods with questionable ethics. One of these is continual deforestation to create arable land. Many forest clearers burn hundreds of acres of rainforest. This not only decreases the Earth’s ability to sequester carbon and accelerates climate change, but it destroys the …

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Aquaponics workshop. Image Credit: Maciej Wojnicki (Flickr)

Maybe aquaponics in the city sounds crazy, but one of the ways aquaponics is truly special is the ability to place a system almost anywhere. Small urban systems are becoming increasingly popular, and if you are a city dweller this is the perfect way to provide food for your family and as well as having …

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Charlie Price @ TEDx Warwick

There is a TED talk for just about anything cool these days, so of course there are some great talks on Aquaponics on TED! The below video is our favorite as the speaker Charlie Price covers the bases in a way that is both informative and easy to understand. Charlie is from Aquaponics UK – …

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United Soyabean Board (Flickr)

Keeping an aquaponic greenhouse is optional, but there are several benefits. – Environmental control – aquaponic greenhouses keep crops warm during winter months – Protection – In case of hail, excess wind or monsoon. – Insect and pest exclusion In short, an aquaponic greenhouse can help you provide the right environment all year round, protecting …

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By 2050, the world’s population will have risen by 2 billion people. Are we ready to feed 9 billion mouths? The answer is no – we do not even feed all the mouths we already have. We are facing a global food crisis! Food is connected to everything we do. Everything we eat was grown …

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Image Credit: Appie Verschoor (Flickr)

Getting to grips with your Aquaponics system? Everyone is a beginner sometime, so here are 5 Aquaponics for Beginners tips! 1. Location – One of the first question marks that arises once you have decided to set up an aquaponics system is where should you set it up – indoors or outdoors? Outdoors has the …

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