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bostonglobe.com - Ellen Ruppel Shell - Are sprawling fish farms coming to swallow Maine?
Are sprawling fish farms coming to swallow Maine?
BostonGlobe.com

ON A CHILLY SUNDAY in June, Sarah Redmond steers her pickup outside of an old sardine cannery here in Gouldsboro, Maine, leaps out, and pulls from the truck bed what looks like lobster traps oozing with slimy, withered vegetable matter. “I'm…

medium.com - Christa Avampato - Vertical farms make way for rewilding efforts
Vertical farms make way for rewilding efforts
Medium

Last week I wrote about the value of vertical and indoor farms, particularly in large urban areas like New York City. One enormous benefit for this kind of farming is that it allows for more land to be returned to the wild, known formally as…

bbc.co.uk - Wind farm compensation 'sounds like bribery' - BBC News
Wind farm compensation 'sounds like bribery' - BBC News
BBC

Planned new wind farms are already causing concern in East Anglia, and could lead to similar concerns in north Wales, Humberside and the east coast of Scotland, as more offshore wind farms are developed, it said. This can require significant…

sun-sentinel.com - Narbona bringing Uruguayan farm fare and fine dining to Boca Raton
Narbona bringing Uruguayan farm fare and fine dining to Boca Raton
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Equal parts restaurant and market, Uruguay-based Narbona is making some big moves into the South Florida market. Next up is Boca Center, where the family-owned business will open in January 2022, filling the void left where Joseph's Classic Market…

phys.org - Science X staff - Beetroot dye helps biologists 'track and trace' symbiotic fungi for sustainable farming
Beetroot dye helps biologists 'track and trace' symbiotic fungi for sustainable farming
Phys.org

Almost all crop plants form associations with a particular type of fungi—called arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi—in the soil, which greatly expand their root surface area. This mutually beneficial interaction boosts the plant's ability to…

thehill.com - Caroline Vakil  - California lawmaker quotes 'Apocalypse Now' while bulldozing Asian-run pot farms
California lawmaker quotes 'Apocalypse Now' while bulldozing Asian-run pot farms
TheHill

A Republican congressman from California issued a series of videos this week against the emergence of marijuana greenhouses that have appeared in one county, including a video of him quoting the 1979 film 'Apocalypse Now' while bulldozing several…

kentucky.com - Jack Brammer - Beshear, Coleman decline invitations to this year's Fancy Farm political picnic
Beshear, Coleman decline invitations to this year's Fancy Farm political picnic
Kentucky.com

Political speaking at the famous Fancy Farm political picnic in Western Kentucky will resume again this year on Aug. 7 but without Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman. Steven Elder, political chairman for the picnic held in the tiny…

usatoday.com - Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY - Carrots recall: Grimmway Farms recalls O Organics, Bunny-Luv carrots for possible salmonella contamination
Carrots recall: Grimmway Farms recalls O Organics, Bunny-Luv carrots for possible salmonella contamination
USA TODAY

Grimmway Farms is voluntarily recalling select carrot products for possible salmonella contamination. According to the recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website, six products are part of the recall under the brand names of…

wcvb.com - Sustainable flower farming in Rhode Island
Sustainable flower farming in Rhode Island
WCVB

Updated: 8:50 PM EDT Jul 22, 2021 Head south to Rhode Island for no till farming at Petals Farm, take a deep breath and relax at Lavender Waves Farm Flowers are big business. The United States is the largest consumer of the world's $29.2 billion…

bbc.co.uk - What does a future-proofed home look like? - BBC News
What does a future-proofed home look like? - BBC News
BBC

Cervest's product EarthScan is available in a 'freemium' model to small-scale users. This allows people to see, within five-year increments, the intensity, types and interactions of climate risks for a factory, say, or a farm. But there are still…

businessinsider.com - Aaron Holmes - TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
TOP DEVELOPERS: Meet the 20 power players quietly changing the technology industry from the inside
Business Insider

Erin Bond Erin Bond took an unorthodox path to the software engineering field. A former elementary school teacher, Bond learned to code five years ago through a one-year course at the Ada Developers Academy. Now, as an engineer at Code.org, Bond is…

metrotimes.com - Lee DeVito - Former RecoveryPark farm associate accuses owner of intending to 'flip' properties given by Detroit for profit
Former RecoveryPark farm associate accuses owner of intending to 'flip' properties given by Detroit for profit
Detroit Metro Times

The leader of Detroit's RecoveryPark — a multimillion-dollar urban farm and media darling that was supposed to provide jobs for formerly incarcerated people and has since fallen into disrepair — has been on the defensive ever since…

smh.com.au - Fairfax Media Australia - Farmed salmon: 'the fish finger of the 21st century'
Farmed salmon: 'the fish finger of the 21st century'
The Sydney Morning Herald

Richard Flanagan understands why Tasmanians weren't wise to the environmental threat posed by the salmon industry when it began in the state in the mid-1980s. The consequences of the pollution it caused to Tasmanian waterways were far less visible…

energyglobal.com - Bella Weetch - Ocean Winds and DISA to develop wind farms in the Canary Islands
Ocean Winds and DISA to develop wind farms in the Canary Islands
Energy Global

Ocean Winds, a company specialising in offshore wind energy generation, and DISA Group, a leader in renewable electricity generation in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands. The companies' main…

wwd.com - Tracey Meyers - Nativa, Quantis Partner for Responsibly Sourced Wool Farming Initiative
Nativa, Quantis Partner for Responsibly Sourced Wool Farming Initiative
WWD

Nativa, a Chargeurs Group brand, announced its partnership with Quantis, a sustainability consulting group, to launch its Regenerative Agriculture wool farming program centered on responsibly sourced Merino wool. Over the coming years, Nativa will…

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