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Tilapia Farming Abroad is an Environmental Nightmare

Some time ago John wrote about the environmental benefits and risks of a rise in tilapia farming. While their adaptability and relatively low position on the food chain suggested an advantage over other types of fish, there was also concern about tilapia as an invasive species. Anyone reading the New York times on Monday will […]

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How to grow food in strange places

You don’t need a garden to grow your own fruit and veg. If you’re a budding horticulturalist with no space to swing a trowel, here are some creative – and sometimes bizarre – ideas from around the world Mushrooms in disused railway tunnels and strawberries in drainpipes… perhaps it’s silly but I find food growing […]

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