After California: What the state’s water crisis means for Canada’s food security
What would a long-term reduction of the amount of California produce that Canadians eat mean? Higher prices for consumers, safety and ethical issues we don't see now, and new opportunities for Canadian farmers, observers say.
Deforestation: Disastrous consequences for the climate and for food security
I grew up in a small village in South-Western India, which is known for evergreen forests, wildlife, and spectacular landscapes. That was in the 1970s and 1980s. My interests in forests began then, as I spent many hours wandering off into the woods on my way back from school. When ...
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A rooftop fish farm for every family?
It may look nothing more than an oddly shaped greenhouse, but the "Globe (hedron)" is a concept for a rooftop aquaponics dome that Urban Farmers hopes will help address global food security
Basic infrastructure for successful community gardening
communitygarden.org.au writes... "THERE IS A COMMON SET OF DESIGN ELEMENTS that make the experience of community gardening an enjoyable one. It is a set that has become defined through more than 30 years of community gardening in Australia and that can be considered as the basic infrastructure to include in community garden design and construction.…
A Plan for Food Self-Sufficiency | MOTHER EARTH NEWS
Plan your garden using these guidelines so you can enjoy local, homegrown food year-round and move towards your goal of sustainability.
Protecting Bees from Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Your Garden - The Xerces Society
Neonicotinoids are a group of insecticides that are used widely on farms, as well as around our homes, schools, and city landscapes. This brochure explains why they are a risk to bees, gives examples of neonicotinoid garden products, and gives some simple tips for protecting bees from these insecticides. Click here to download this brochure as Read more ...
Freight Farms may be the future of sustainable food
Freight Farms transforms old shipping containers into movable farms that can be parked in any community.
13 Simple Ways to Eat Your Yard and Build Food Security
by Todd Walker In the March Against Monsanto, millions of people peacefully took to the streets in protest over our unhealthy (being kind here) Industrial Food Machine operated by the little man behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz. The switches, pulleys, and levers are connected to BigFarma, BigPharma, corrupt politicians, main stream media, and our…
Solving the global food challenge - infographic
By 2030, the UN predicts the demand for food will be 60% higher than in 2012. As global demand and climate change impact on food security, what are the sustainable solutions?
Biomes Match Up - Children match up a Biome, Picture of the Biome and Definition of that Biome - includes answer sheet! Biomes include; - Desert - Tundra - Coniferous Forest (Taiga) - Grassland (Savannah / Prairie) - Tropical Rainforest - Deciduous Forest - Water
For the latest United Nations information on the coronavirus, please visit www.un.org/coronavirus. 17 Goals to Transform Our World The Sustainable Development Goals are a call for action by all countries - poor, rich and middle-income - to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.
The Proper Plants For A Successful Butterfly Garden – World of Gardening
A lot of people want to grow their own organic garden, yet neglect to do so because they aren’t sure where to start. This is because people often feel too discouraged or incompetent to try so…