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Biggest Dead Zone Ever Forecast in Gulf of Mexico

Oxygen-deprived area may be size of New Jersey, scientists say.<p><b>A possibly record-breaking, New Jersey-size dead zone may put a chokehold on the Gulf of Mexico (map) this summer, according to a forecast released this week.</b><p>Unusually robust spring floods in the U.S. Midwest are flushing agricultural …

Architects Want To Turn A Nigerian Slum Into A City That Floats On Water

Lagos, Nigeria is one of the world's ever-expanding "megacities"—urban centers with populations of more than 10 million.<p>Places like this are increasingly demanding the attention of forward-thinking architects and urban planners who can help address the demands arising from this rapid expansion, …

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German academics unite to deliver urban food security in Africa — City Farmer News

<i>General map of the project consortium. Suggested test site cities are marked red. (Map by Ralf Wieland, Geography Department, Ruhr-University Bochum,</i> …

Drones & Agriculture: Unmanned Aircraft May Revolutionize Farming, Experts Say

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 05/20/2013 11:33 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>SAN MATEO, Calif. — The word "drone" tends to conjure up images of planes that kill terrorists or of creepy surveillance tools.<p>But tiny drone airplanes made of foam may be more useful in rural environments, one …

Irish potato famine mystery solved after 168 years

Scientists believe they have finally identified the pathogen that caused the Irish potato famine. <i>BBC News</i> reports a research team led by The Sainsbury Laboratory in Norwich, England, used dried leaf cuttings — some of which are nearly 170 years old — to reconstruct the spread of the HERB-1 strain …

US isn't respecting meat labeling rules, Mexico says

MEXICO CITY -- The United States is not respecting a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling on meat labeling, Mexico's Agriculture Minister Enrique Martinez said on Tuesday, saying it was hurting local industry.<p>The WTO ruled in late June last year that a U.S. program for labeling imported meat …

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UN releases – Edible insects

<b>The rearing of insects can be carried out in rural, peri-urban and urban areas. Insect consumption is a part of the diets of over 2 billion people</b> …

Dreamy Photography by Weerapong Chaipuck

I've been making plans for a big trip through some nice places around the world, and it's always great to see some pictures to inspire me to go to …

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Data Farming

<b>Design Trust put together a metrics framework that measured the associated activities of urban agriculture with the known benefits derived from</b> …

La Ciudad Jubilada / The Retired City

<b>Filmed on the banks of the Ripoll River, between Cerdanyola and Ripollet (Barcelona)</b><p>By Pau Faus<br>Jan 10, 2010<br>In English and Spanish <br>Must see! …

Allotment Gardens for the Unemployed — City Farmer News

<b>During the 1930s, allotments were provided for the unemployed and the scheme was described as ‘one of the most important social services which have</b> …

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Population and Settlement Data and Tools Examined at Second POPGRID Meeting<p>More than 40 experts on mapping of human settlements, infrastructure, and …

How Mayan civilization can inspire contemporary urban food security — City Farmer News

<b>Urban gardens, agriculture, and water management: Sources of resilience for long-term food security in cities</b><p>Stockholm Resilience Centre<br>Barthel, S. …

Columbia University to Monitor NYC Waterways

Dr. Wade McGillis of Columbia University’s Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory is the Lead Principal Investigator on a new project entitled “NYC …