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What Is Aquaponics?
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What Is Aquaponics?

You could call it the perfect loop: Fish waste fertilizes plants that grow in water, and the plants clean the water to raise more fish.

Investigate aquaponics, a high-tech environmentally friendly farming technique that works to keep the balance of nature in its recirculating system.

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Will Allen: Street Farmer

Will Allen: Street Farmer

Retiring from basketball and corporate business, Will Allen took up farming — in Milwaukee. Take a look at his innovative methods and the urban agriculture awards he's won. More...

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Growing Power, Inc.
Recirculating Aquaculture Systems: The Future of Fish Farming?

Recirculating Aquaculture Systems: The Future of Fish Farming?

These systems use a small amount of water without releasing much pollution. Find out how the water is further used in large-scale aquaponics. More...

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CSM
Aquaponic Systems Grow Food Sustainably

Aquaponic Systems Grow Food Sustainably

Investigate how researchers in Hawaii use aquaponics to produce food locally and reduce the high costs of importing resources. And find out what work red worms do. More...

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University of Hawaii
Aquaponics

Aquaponics

Like lettuce? Grow your own and experiment to see if soil or goldfish water make a difference in its health. More...

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education.com
Aquaponics Map

Aquaponics Map

People practicing aquaponics live all over the world. Use the menu on the left of this site to explore their locations and backyard installations. More...

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Aquaponics Map
Old Hamm’s Brewery to Become Aquaponic Urban Farm

Old Hamm’s Brewery to Become Aquaponic Urban Farm

An abandoned brewery is repurposed as an urban farm to provide food to a local community. Discover the role aquaponics is playing. More...

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KARE 11
Aquaponics: Rethinking the Veggie Garden

Aquaponics: Rethinking the Veggie Garden

Living in a hot, dry climate with high-clay soil meant lots of watering and battling animals just to grow vegetables. Find out how aquaponics benefits these backyard farmers — and the environment, too. More...

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Aztecs’ Aquaponics Revamped

Aztecs’ Aquaponics Revamped

The Aztecs raised fish along with their crops hundreds of years ago. Research how to update this time-honored tradition to grow your dinner. More...

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Napa Valley Register
Fish Farming in a High-Rise World

Fish Farming in a High-Rise World

Watch the bold efforts of a New York City fish farmer to teach other urban dwellers how to raise fish in their bathrooms, tanks, or garbage bins. More...

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BBC
Urban Organics

Urban Organics

Choices for producing food affect more than what appears on your plate. Explore the world of sustainable crops and see how food deserts can bloom. More...

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Urban Organics
What Is Aquaponics

What Is Aquaponics

Investigate the basics of aquaponics, an efficient system of growing vegetables and fish without the downsides of aquaculture and hydroponics (hint: expensive nutrients and wasting water). More...

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Backyard Aquaponics

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