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Foregoing the Next Great Extinction

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

scientific americanDid you know the Earth’s most predominate ecosystem is pasture?!? A man made ecosystem covering an area larger than Africa. Totally shocking… I found this info in a great article in this month’s Scientific American. It focuses on the shortcomings of our current agricultural system, and proposes potential solutions to help with population increase and the resulting need for more food. Unfortunately, no mention of hydroponics as a part of the answer.


ASLA features Despommier & Eco-Laboratory

Monday, May 4th, 2009

asla_logoToday the American Society of Landscape Architects published an on-line article/interview with Dr. Dickson Despommier about vertical farming and urban agriculture. We get a nice mention and they used a diagram I created for the Eco-Laboratory!