Aquaculture Farm to Grow 500,000 Lbs of Shrimp in Shipping Containers … In the Mohave Desert

August 9, 2011 by  
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Photo: Snowpea & bokchoi via Flickr/CC BY In order to help meet Las Vegas vacationers’ voracious demand for shrimp in a more ‘sustainable’ manner, one company has set up an elaborate aquaculture farm to raise shrimp in shipping containers in the middle of the Mohave desert. The company Blue Oasis Pure Shrimp is harvesting a half million pounds of shrimp annually from its intriguing operation…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Denmark to be 42% Wind-Powered by 2020–100% by 2050?

June 30, 2011 by  
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This is an entry in my series on Denmark’s myriad efforts in the climate and clean energy arena, and why they seem to work. I’m trying to find out if Denmark-ifying societies around the world might stop climate change ..

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Arctic Doomsday Vault Now Has Half Million Samples – Becomes World’s Most Diverse Collection of Saved Seeds

March 11, 2010 by  
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photo: Mari Tefre/Svalbard Global Seed Vault The doomsday Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway–begun as protection against any potential future calamity that threatens global food production–just turned two years old and has also just passed the half million mark in terms of seed varieties saved. This makes it the most diverse collection of crop diversity anywhere in the world. …

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