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Long before aquaponics actually became aquaponics, people had been using similar methods for years… Here it is, the History of Aquaponics! Aztecs In 1000 AD the Aztec Indians settled in central Mexico near Lake Tenochtitlan. The fresh water lake was surrounded by marshes and rising hills which threw up a problem of where to grow …

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We were interested to watch this video about the work of South African man called Japie Muller. He has set up an aquaponic system in his home town of Stellenbosch (about 50 KM east of Cape Town) in order to help feed the high numbers of people living below the poverty line. Like India, South …

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Aquaponics chocolate?! Image Credit: Peter Pearson (Flickr)

One of the most tragic things about the state of farming in India is how many farmers cannot afford to truly enjoy what they grow, frequently going hungry or opting to keep aside only the most meagre rations for themselves while selling the best of their produce. This is not only tragic but also incredibly …

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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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