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Internet of food: Arduino-based, urban aquaponics in Oakland

Internet of food: Arduino-based, urban aquaponics in Oakland

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Is Earth F*cked? Scientist Says Yes, and He's Not Even Talking About the Outcome of COP18 Koshy koshy/CC BY 2.0 Talk about great timing: COP18 is over, after two weeks of the usual brinksmanship bargaining adding up to virtually nothing worthwhile (if the goal is still to actually come up with a political deal to combat climate change). And now, as io9 reports, we have scientific data proving something that many TreeHugger readers, climate change politics watchers, biodiversity wonks, anti-deforestation activists, consumer culture critics already probably know, or at least fear, deep down in their hearts: Earth is fucked. Don't blame me for lack of decorum in using such language—and frankly, if you convinced that a bit of cussing is the worst problem we've got, the biggest sign of impeding civilizational collapse, you've come to the wrong shop—it's straight from the title of a recent talk at the annual American Geophysical Union conference. That's hardly a novel idea in environmental circles.

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