The privateers of the Crown have turned our food and water into subtle poisons, making us vulnerable in mind and body. Therefore it is essential to cultivate our own heirloom nutrition and our own healthful water.

'Cryptomatoes' Using Excess Mining Heat to Grow Produce

Over the past couple of years, there's been a lot of discussions concerning the energy consumed by cryptocurrency mining. However, more recently mining operations have been using environmentally friendly methods and some of them are channeling the

Satellites reveal extent of global fishing

The dataset provides greater detail than previously possible about fishing activity on the high seas, beyond national jurisdictions, according to a press release from Global Fishing Watch. While most nations appear to fish predominantly within their

A different view every week: The self-elevating, off-grid, luxury floating home

Florida-based company Arkup has floated the concept of an off-grid, liveable luxury yacht.

How to Make Homemade Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese is one of those things that has far more ingredients than it should when you buy it at the store. Homemade cottage cheese is creamy, fluffy, and delicious, and it's made with only 3 simple ingredients:

Artificial floating islands could expand liveable space at sea

The Netherlands is a fairly small country, so to support a growing population, the Dutch people have historically expanded out to sea.

New desalination membrane produces both drinking water and lithium

Seawater is a complex cocktail of useful minerals, but it's hard to separate out the specific ones we need.

Safe to human far ultraviolet C light bands can revolutionize public health...

Continuous low doses of far ultraviolet C (far-UVC) light can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC).

Removing heavy metals from water: Activated charcoal from palm kernel cake is a low cost biosorbent

(Natural News) Contaminated water contains all sorts of harmful toxins that can result in dangerous diseases in humans. This has led scientists to devise various ways to decontaminate water ---so much so that decontamination has become an industry o

Properly Filter Your Water

Each year, red flags over toxic drinking water are raised across the U.S., with reasons varying from location to location. One major problem is aging water pipes, which have become an increasingly common source of toxic exposure.1 In fact, in a 2013

Flatpack Urban Farm Grows 6.6 Tons of Food in 538 Square Feet

This flatpack urban farm only takes up 538 square feet, but its creators say that it can yield as much as 6 tonnes (6.6 tons) of fresh produce per year.

Is techno-farming going to replace chemical farming? Some farmers are switching...

from herbicides to robots for their weed problems... (Natural News) Robotic weeders are growing in popularity, an expert said, to support the growth and proliferation of specialty crops, or crops that are not mass-produced, and which include vegetabl

NASA-inspired "speed breeding" boosts wheat production threefold

Our planet is expected to host an extra two billion people by 2050, but the amount of arable land we've got to work with won't be changing all that much.


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Growing Potatoes in Containers and Why You Should Do It

I have never met a potato I did not like. Seriously. There was period during the 80s that I refer to as my potato years. I shunned meats of any kind and pretty much subsisted for weeks at a time on baked potatoes, asiago cheese, and apples. That,

On Black Friday alone, Americans bought enough to equip the entire USMC.

Guns really are a key part of the fabric of American life. They're so much a part of it that on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year when people mob stores for the best deals on televisions and other consumer electronics, Americans bo

How this couple earns a six figure annual income with 1.5 acres of land

(Natural News) Can small-scale farming in the modern age really generate enough income for the average family to make an honest living?

Meet The Tiny Mobile Home That Comes Equipped With A Tiny Greenhouse

This tiny greenhouse is going to change the lives of future residents.

In Historic Result, 31-Year-Old Wins Austrian Elections, Worst Result For Establishment ...

In Historic Result, 31-Year-Old Wins Austrian Elections, Worst Result For Establishment Party Since Hitler Rule

First Ag Crop Completely Grown, Harvested Using Only Robots

The world's food chain is headed toward total automation by robotics and AI, potentially putting tens of millions of farm workers out of employment. Technocrats are planning on Universal Basic Income to mollify the unemployables from rebelling. ?



Netherlands is world number two in agricultural exports by using greenhouses and new technology

Each acre in the greenhouse yields as much lettuce as 10 outdoor acres and cuts the need for chemicals by 97 percent.

Current aquaculture tech could provide 100 times current seafood consumption

UCLA researchers found that over 11,400,000 km2 are potentially suitable for fish and over 1,500,000 km2 could be developed for bivalves. Both fish and bivalve aquaculture showed expansive potential across the globe, including both tropical and tempe

'Substantial' ocean of water beneath moon's surface could help create human colony

Scientists who retested mineral samples collected during the Apollo moon missions now believe there's a massive amount of water under the lunar surface – a discovery which may make manned missions to the moon easier than previously thought.

Gardening in Microgravity: How Space Plants Are Adapting (Video)

A new NASA video explores the science of space gardening and what researchers are learning about plants in space.

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

You can't squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity.

Revolutionary Desert Twins Can Produce Water Out Of Thin Air

The SunGlacier device successfully captured water in the hottest, driest climate on Earth.

Trail Kitchens utility boxes drive lightly for campsite cooking and cleaning

Some people prefer to buy prebuilt expedition trucks or camper vans, but others like to build their own or just camp out of a simple, everyday vehicle.

How to disinfect water in a survival situation

(Natural News) Many people take clean running water for granted, but in the event of a hurricane, earthquake, or other survival situation, this is often the first thing to go -- and the one thing you'll need to stay alive.

The Revolutionary Skyscraper Is Designed To Feed A Village

The winning architects of eVolo Magazine's 2017 Skyscraper Competition have a surprising plan to improve agriculture in Africa.

Solar Panel Farm Yields 17,000 Tons Of Food Annually In The Worst Climates

Sundrop Farms is challenging traditional farming by producing food in the worst areas of the world.

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How To Make a Dutch Bucket Filmed by my wife

Solar-Powered Floating Farm Could Produce 20 Tons Of Vegetables Daily

The future of farming is sustainable and not land-based.

IKEA Just Released Free Plans For A Sustainable Garden That Can Feed A Neighborhood

Learn how to build a spherical garden in 17 steps with this open source design provided by IKEA.

Britta Riley: A garden in my apartment

Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at

Inexpensive new solar still ups water purification efficiency

In areas where clean water isn't easily accessible, solar stills can help purify available water that might be dirty or salty.

3D Printing Membranes Could Change Water Treatment As We Know It

3D printing has come a long way in the past few years. Printers that once could only produce thick plastic can now churn out flexible material, metal, and now even semi-permeable membranes.

Desert Farm Grows 17,000 Tons of Food without Soil, Pesticides, Fossil Fuels or Groundwater

Using coconut husks, 23,000 mirrors to reflect solar power, and desalinated water, Sundrop Farms situated in Port Augusta - a desert area in Australian - works agricultural voodoo. Without resorting to pesticides, needing to rely on rainfall, or



Tales from Beekeeping: My Expectations vs. the Reality

It has almost been a full year that I have been a beekeeper. It has been a fun and fascinating adventure.

New Solar Panels Pull Drinking Water From The Air Because Clean Water Is A Human Right

These solar panels are seriously changing the game for both tap water and clean energy.

Surviving in the Wild: 19 Common Edible Plants

So you're stranded in the wilderness. You consumed the last nub of your Clif Bar two days ago, and now you're feeling famished.

Deadly infections from medical devices could be ended by using Manuka honey

(NaturalNews) Manuka honey is a unique and highly beneficial type of honey produced in Australia and New Zealand by bees that pollinate the Manuka bush, also known as tea tree. Recently touted as a superfood, Manuka honey has been used by indigenous

Ocean fish farming could commercialize in 2018

InnovaSea Systems has raised $15 million to develop an all-in-one system for farming fish in the open ocean. They plan to bring the product to market in 2018. They will test its technology at fish farms in Panama and Mexico.

This new solar-powered device can pull water straight from the desert air

You can't squeeze blood from a stone, but wringing water from the desert sky is now possible, thanks to a new spongelike device that uses sunlight to suck water vapor from air, even in low humidity.

This Solar-Powered Device Sucks Drinking Water Out of Thin Air

This could benefit people in arid climates and water-starved regions.

Organic seed market explodes, sales predicted to hit $5.4B by 2024

(Natural News) It wasn't too long ago that organic food was considered to be a luxury. Its high prices made it something that only the most devout health nuts and those with deeper pockets were willing to shell out for.