This 1-Acre Permaculture Farm In Australia Can Feed 50 Families

By: The Mind Unleashed  By 2050, the world’s human population is expected to reach 9.7 billion. Considering 795 million people still go to bed hungry each evening, this is concerning. Fortunately, sustainable solutions exist, and they include vertical gardening and permaculture farming — among others. The latter has been employed on a one-acre farm in Australia and reportedly works so…

Heavy Monsoon Causing Extreme Flooding In South Asia Has Killed 1,200 People So Far

By: Josh Davis/IFL Science  With much of the world’s media focusing on the historic floods currently washing through Texas and the American South, little attention has been given to the even more deadly monsoon rains that have been washing over South Asia at exactly the same time. Currently, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh are being hit by the…

“Unprecedented” Hurricane Harvey Is “One Of The Worst Disasters In US History”

By: Robin Andrews/IFL Science  Harvey may have been downgraded to a storm from a Category 4 hurricane, but it will sit over Texas until the middle of the week – and its legacy will be felt for years to come. It’s being described by the National Weather Service (NWS) as an “unprecedented event”, whose “impacts are unknown…

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