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Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now - Tomas Pueyo - Medium. If you stack up the orange bars until 1/22, you get 444 cases. Now add up all the grey bars. They add up to ~12,000 cases. So when Wuhan thought it had 444 cases, it had 27 times more. If France thinks it has 1,400 cases, it might well have tens of thousands The same math applies to Paris. Spain and Madrid Spain has very similar numbers as France (1,200 cases vs. 1,400, and both have 30 deaths). In the Comunidad de Madrid region, with 600 official cases and 17 deaths, the true number of cases is likely between 10,000 and 60,000. How a Portland Food Bank is Making Gardening Accessible for All. Master Gardener programs are effective ways to teach people to grow their own food, a skill the Oregon Food Bank wanted to start teaching to those experiencing food insecurity about a decade ago.

How a Portland Food Bank is Making Gardening Accessible for All

However, they quickly realized that everything from the cost to the time commitment required to complete a course was out of reach for many of the people they wanted to serve. That’s why, in 2012, the Oregon Food Bank teamed up with Oregon State University’s Extension Services to develop Seed to Supper, a six-week gardening education course designed to empower adults to “grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget.” Front Garden Design Ideas: Inspiration For Front Yards of Any Size. This post may contain affiliate links.

Front Garden Design Ideas: Inspiration For Front Yards of Any Size

If you click on an affiliate link and make a purchase, we receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Find our full disclosure here. Front garden design ideas have really evolved in the last few years—and for the better. Walk through any neighbourhood these days and you’ll see that the traditional turf grass and tidy foundation planting look is being replaced by contemporary elements that are mindful of the environment. A good garden design will incorporate a few modern suggestions together to create an eco-friendly, eye-catching space. In my new book, Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces, I explore a variety of ideas (including some DIY projects), from flowers and foliage that attract pollinators, to sneaking edibles into perennial gardens, or giving over a bigger area of your front yard to vegetable gardening.

A few front garden design ideas. We're recruiting! In search of DEAL's Communities Lead… Are you passionate about creating a world in which people and planet can thrive in balance?

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Bee awareness - U.S. agriculture employs nearly 3 million honeybee colonies every year. As we rely more heavily on managed native bees—largely for California’s $5.6-billion almond crop—wild bees are increasingly under threat.

Bee awareness - U.S. agriculture employs nearly 3 million honeybee colonies every year.

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Native Bee Monitoring and Inventory Lab in Beltsville, Maryland, occupies a metal garage surrounded, on a recent “Queen Quest” afternoon, by November-brown fields.

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Mumbai Two societies turn their waste into manure get BMC reward - news. Two housing societies in South Mumbai have become the first winners of BMC's incentive for processing their own waste.

Mumbai Two societies turn their waste into manure get BMC reward - news

The civic body will give the two societies at Malabar Hill a tax rebate when they file their next property tax bill, and its officials will monitor their progress on a regular basis. Lexington residents have a new way to deal with trash - WBBJ TV. Spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreen shift + ←→slower / faster ←→seek . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60%

Lexington residents have a new way to deal with trash - WBBJ TV

Grown from necessity: vertical farming takes off in ageing Japan. The nondescript building on an industrial site near Kyoto gives little hint to the productivity inside: 30,000 heads of lettuce grow here daily, under artificial light and with barely any human intervention.

Grown from necessity: vertical farming takes off in ageing Japan

This "vegetable factory", using the latest vertical farming techniques, is part of a trend born out of necessity in Japan, where traditional farming faces a double threat from the ageing population and migration towards the cities. With the average age of a farmer in Japan at 67 and few candidates to replace those dying out, the country has been forced to become a pioneer in so-called vertical farming. Globally renowned firms such as Panasonic, Toshiba and Fujitsu have tried their hand—converting old semi-conductor production lines with varying levels of success. One of the few companies to turn a quick profit, Spread produces 11 million heads of lettuce annually from its latest factory in Kyoto, a vast sterile area where the vegetables are stacked on shelves several metres high.

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How it Works – GIG Car Share

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Village Movement California Fall 2019 Webinars. These two webinars will convey content to boost your ability to communicate village impact on members, volunteers, and communities.

Village Movement California Fall 2019 Webinars

Thursday, November 7, 10:00 - 11:00 am Staking A Claim: Communicating the Value Villages Offer the Aging Continuum Did you miss the Village to Village Network Conference? Hearts of Glass – by JenTen Productions and Slow Food in the Tetons. Final Designs for Replacement I Street Bridge Revealed. Maze. NEW-seum. Mobile Gardens. Inside Hong Kong’s cage homes. SEWS Digital Systems. Skill Exchange - West Sac bit.ly/SEWSorg. Stacy Brown-Philpot – Masters of Scale. Alternative Currencies – economics that benefits the people.

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