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Towers Of Vegetables Go Up As Singapore Builds First Vertical Farm

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Peter Murray
Sky Green hopes to see the prices of their vegetables go down as more vertical farms go up.
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Short on arable land? One solution would be to plant…up. Singapore, a small country that imports most of its food, has now begun selling vegetables from its first vertical farm. And even while they’re more expensive the vegetables are already selling faster than they can be grown. ... Read more about Towers Of Vegetables Go Up As Singapore Builds First Vertical Farm

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Taking the Ick Factor Out of Recycled Water

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KATE GALBRAITH
Taking the Ick Factor Out of Recycled Water
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AUSTIN, TEXAS — Cleaned-up sewage is nobody’s first choice for drinking water.

But some parts of the world may not have much choice, especially if they have large or growing populations and limited fresh water. Parched communities from Singapore to the United States are coming to terms with the “toilet to tap” idea, aided by educational campaigns and careful marketing. (Do not call it “toilet to tap,” for starters.) ... Read more about Taking the Ick Factor Out of Recycled Water

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Investments worth trillions at risk from climate change: study

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David Forgaty
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SINGAPORE | Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:33am EST

 Climate change could put trillions of investment dollars at risk over the next 20 years, a global study released on Wednesday said, calling for pension funds and other investors to overhaul how they allocate funds. ... Read more about Investments worth trillions at risk from climate change: study

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