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Seawater Greenhouse: Cheap Drought-Busting Greenhouses For The World's Most Arid Regions

A severe drought can devastate harvests and lead to nationwide famine. This low cost greenhouse could make that a thing of the past. A growing world population combined with climate change induced weather patterns means food security is fast becoming a critical global concern, especially in developing nations where these factors are generally more prevalent. Read on

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Trees and the City: Treepedia Maps Tree Cover in Cities

Trees don't just make our cities more beautiful, they act as natural air-pollution filters, cool urban temperatures, reduce noise and smell, and attract birds: thanks to trees, our ever more congested cities can be much more pleasant places in which to live. How are world cities doing when it comes to trees? What are the cities with the highest tree density? Treepedia tell us just that. Read on