Cause of Unseasonably Cold Weather in the United States

Cause of Unseasonably Cold Weather in the United States

It is still a month before winter officially starts, and yet, the majority of the United States is being covered with a thick blanket of snow. Temperatures are dropping in many parts of the country which is quite abnormal for this time of the year. According to experts, it is not only the infamous polar vortex that caused us to shiver last January, that’s causing this current unseasonable cold weather system.

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Aquaponics – the Answer to the Global food Crisis

Aquaponics – the Answer to the Global food Crisis

Food, one of the very basic necessities of life, is not always so readily available around the world. With the constant growth of the global population and scarcity of resources, it has become necessary to grow more food using processes that utilize all available resources to the fullest, in the most efficient way. Growing more food has also become necessary in both developing countries and developed countries around the world, due to increasing prices and living expenses. For addressing the growing demand for food, aquaponics can become one of the most efficient ways to produce food, and the answer to global food crisis.

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Understanding the Chemical Factors of Water in Aquaculture

Understanding the Chemical Factors of Water in Aquaculture

When selecting your farm site and understanding the water quality for your fish farm, it is important that you take the physical, chemical and biological factors of water into account. In our previous blog, we discussed some of the physical factors that influence the water quality of your fish farm. In this blog, we will focus on the chemical and biological factors of aquaculture. The water quality of lakes and rivers can change with the seasons and within an area, even if there is no pollution present. Keeping your water quality to the optimum level is very important for your aquaculture.

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10 Ways to Get Ready For Winter – Winter Proof Yourself

10 Ways to Get Ready For Winter – Winter Proof Yourself

Winter is right around the corner. Before you know it, harsh winter weather will be here. We all remember all the snow and winter storms from last year. The best time to prepare for the harsh winter weather is right now, when the weather is still mild. Before winter arrives, you might need to make some changes to your house to save on energy bills and improve your comfort. You will also need to take some precautionary measures yourself to make the winter as comfortable as possible for you. When you save energy, you don’t only save money but you also save valuable resources. Just by making some small changes to your house, you could be plugging energy wastage, saving energy, and fighting climate change.

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Aquaponics & Sustainable Agriculture to Stop World Hunger

Aquaponics & Sustainable Agriculture to Stop World Hunger

There are millions of people around the world who don’t have enough food to support themselves or their family. World hunger is one of the biggest concerns of the human race as it progresses into the future. The global population will continue to rise and there will be a need to grow more food to feed the growing population. It is not only hunger that concerns us, but it’s also malnutrition or lack of proper nutrition that also becomes a concern. People in third world countries are often underfed or do not receive enough nutrition through the food that they eat. In developed countries, however, obesity often becomes a problem. Both under eating and over eating is a problem that affects health, and can be regarded as malnutrition.

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