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Underground farming

This video is about a London underground farm. With increasing urbanization and a growing world population agricultural land is becoming scarce.

However, by using LED technology it is possible to grow plants beneath the surface (or in buildings). The nice thing of LED is that they can produce light at the frequencies that plants actually need and hence avoiding waste energy on other frequencies.

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The Wet Frontier

Oceans cover two-thirds of the surface area of our blue planet. So it is not really surprising that people are looking to the seas to solve the problems caused by a growing world population. Continue reading →