Portable Solar Powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Can Grow Food Year Round

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Solar Powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Makes Year Round Growing Possible – Here’s another Off Grid World original design concept.  It’s a modular aquaponics greenhouse made from converted recycled shipping containers. Each of the shipping containers are converted into mini-greenhouses which also makes the whole thing portable.  A large pond (fish tank) is constructed in the ground, […]

Cone Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Generate 20 Times More Electricity Than Flat Photovoltaics

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Cone shaped spinning solar cells generates 20 times more electricity than flat solar panels. Every now and then a design comes along that just turns he whole world upside down with a claim so fantastic it’s hard to believe. But yes, from everything we’ve been able to find on this device, this the real deal. […]

Rooftop Solar Power is Now Cheaper Than On-Grid Electricity in 6 US Cities

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It’s official…Solar power is now cheaper than hooking up to the electrical grid according to a new study. Kind of.In at least 6 cities across the USA, electricity generated from solar systems is less expensive than traditional grid-tied electricity. This is good news for home owners and the energy sector, though surely the utility companies […]

Electricity-free Groundfridge Lets You Store Produce Without Traditional Refrigeration

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Meet the GroundFridge. Modern day technology combined with a traditional root cellar to create a practical and beautiful well designed way to keep food fresh. Temperatures in the GroundFridge remain a cool 50 to 54 degrees Fahrenheit, year round. The design is so simple, all you need is to dig a hole, place the unit in […]

Does Organic Farming Outperform Conventional Farming?

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The Rodale Institute in Kutztown, PA set out to answer that question about 34 years ago, and, according to their 30 year “Farm Systems Trial” the answer is a resounding “YES!” To proponents of organic farming, this sounds like a clincher for their arguments: A study they can throw in the face of all the […]

How To Build a Free Shelter with Fireplace, Homemade Kiln & Clay Pots With Your Bare Hands

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This shelter is built direct from the land with bare hands and pure knowledge of primitive building skills. The best part is it’s built for free, and anyone can build it with simple primitive skills as demonstrated here. Not only does this young man build the shelter, he made the tools and equipment direct from […]

Permaculture: Companion Planting Guide Chart [FREE PDF]

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Ever wondered what plants you can plant with what plants? Can you plant grapes and tomatoes together? Or how about potatoes and carrots? This handy and simple planting guide will let you know at a glance, what plants and crops you can plant together. It will give some great ideas on how to further grow […]

Irish Girls Win Google Science Fair with World Changing Organic Crop Yield Innovation

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These girls figured out a way to speed up germination and increase crop yield! Imagine your garden germinating faster and growing more crops than ever before in the same space. That’s basically what these girls have figured out how to do. And they do it with the help of a tiny little army of farming bacteria. […]

The World is Running Out of Fresh Water

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The NASA GRACE satellite system has been studying the Earth’s aquifer system and it’s official: we’re screwed! We’re taking out more than Mother Nature is putting back in and most of it is evaporating or getting dumped into the oceans. GRACE has been studying the shift in the Earth’s gravitational pull when over these Aquifers […]