While we have produced food crops through conventional tillage for many years, this has come at great cost to our environment and soil productivity with negative impact on our households' food security.
Soils store and filter water - Improving food security and our resilience to floods and droughts. This means well manage soil can create a resilient mechanism to combat potential threats to the system.
Vegetables remain a key component in household food consumption on daily basis. Although they are not main meal they provide accompanim.
Resilient: Soil, water and the new stewards of the American West
The Most Efficient Irrigation System in the World
Using Ollas for vegetable gardening -an ancient irrigation system
Infographic: Will Your City Run Dry? Report: 'America's Water Risk: Water Stress & Climate Variability'
WATER-FACT: A new report issued by the Columbia University Water Center, in conjunction with Veolia Water and Growing Blue, raises an additional concern to add to
World Is Locked into Warming & Risks Are Rising, New Climate Report Finds - impact of and will be serious.
How technology can solve California’s drought
‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California
Water Rule is Crucial for Clean Drinking Water and Resilience to Droughts and Floods
The UrbanLab master is part of a larger program in China to implement large water-infrastructure projects in order to improve urban water quality.
After investigating various ventilation options, many residential designers conclude that they want either a heat-recovery ventilator (HRV(HRV).
Build It Back Green's Green Building Guide makes it easy to be aware of the lowest cost green rebuilding techniques, focusing on energy efficiency, water savings and indoor air quality - so that you can rebuild in a greener, more sustainable manner.
Roots Up's Dew Collector greenhouse provides veggies and water in Ethiopia
Dew collecting greenhouse to fight water and food scarcity in Ethiopia : TreeHugger
Not only does hemp grow in a variety of climates and soil types it also grows very tightly spaced and has a fast growing rate (which leads to high yields). Ever wonder where the nickname "weed" comes from? The hemp plant grows like one obviating the need for most pesticides (it is naturally resistant to most pests) herbicides fungicides and thriving on less water than most crops. Because of its resiliency it has also been flagged as a natural way to clean up soil pollution. Hemp can be used…