Urban Farming

Interesting Tree Facts

Trees are vital for our environment. Apart from serving as natural air filters, there are many interesting facts about trees that an average person maybe unaware of. This info graphic highlights some interesting tree facts and statistics.

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More Than Honey

More Than Honey is a documentary by Markus Imhoof who travelled to four continents in order to interview scientists and bee-keepers about having bee farms. “If bees were to disappear from the globe…mankind would have four years left to live.” These words, quoted in the film, could be prophetic: Bees are dying in record numbers, for reasons scientists don’t fully understand.

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Case Study: Africa: Feeding the rising urban population

Today, more than half of African citizens live in the slums, each living on $2 a day to survive. According to a report by the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), 600 million people in Africa will be living in 24 of the 30 fastest-growing cities by that time. Yet, the production and supply of food is rarely considered when designing and managing cities. So,,what to do?

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