Tag Archives: Nature Land

Vertical Farming Explained

Feeding the World in the 21st Century The Problem By the year 2050, nearly 80% of the earth’s population will reside in urban centers. Applying the most conservative estimates to current demographic trends, the human population will increase by about 3 billion people during the interim. An estimated 109 hectares of new land (about 20%… Read More »

Canada’s largest aquaponics vertical farm proposed for St. Stephen – New Brunswick – CBC News

Stewart Farms wants to establish Canada’s largest aquaponics and indoor vertical farming system in St. Stephen. Source: Canada’s largest aquaponics vertical farm proposed for St. Stephen – New Brunswick – CBC News The way we grow food in the world is differently changing. Given the rapidly expanding world population and declining food supplies, we need… Read More »

How Much Food and Water are we Wasting?

A report done recently by the UK’s Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has discovered that about 1.2-2 billion tons of the food produced in developed countries is either wasted by poor storage, bad distribution, or over rigorous “often perception based” quality standards. The current wasteful behavior is extremely ignorant, and accounts for 30-50% of the worlds produced… Read More »

Closed Loop Aqua Farming: What Is Sustainable Land Based Aqua Farming?

In my opinion, it is the synergistic combining of resource conservation technologies for water and energy management with Aquaculture, Aquaponics culture techniques in a manner where resource inputs are minimized and negative impacts mitigated. Well designed and properly operated land based Aqua farms provide safe high quality food products to consumers while minimizing the resource… Read More »

Intregrated Aquaculture And Aquaponics Systems

Multiple Sector Rapidly Expanding Product Demand Consumers are increasingly demanding a cost-competitive, safe, reliable food supply which is appealing, nutritious, and grown with minimal environmental impact methods. Farming of fish and plants together in a closed system offers an advanced and one of the most eco-friendly methods to help meet this demand. Source: IRAFS Consulting… Read More »

Aquaculture – Moving Into The Future

Aquaculture, the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans and plants, is the world’s fastest growing food production sector and produces more than 50% of the global seafood supply. The global aquaculture industry, currently valued at over $144 billion, has consistently grown in terms of volume, increasing at an average of 8% annually in the… Read More »