Environment

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The Potential of Vertical Farming for Food Sustainability

Vertical farming is cultivating crops indoors, specifically leafy greens and herbs, by arranging them in vertical layers instead of the conventional horizontal approach used in traditional agriculture.  To optimize crop yield, this novel food production method utilizes advanced technologies, including LED lighting, closed-loop water recycling, and precise climate control. The increasing global population necessitates the …

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E Waste Pollution: Management OF Electronic Waste

Understanding the Growing E Waste Pollution and its Potential Solutions The global production of waste exceeds the capacity for its proper disposal and excessive production of electronic waste (e waste pollution) is posing a significant threat for sustainability. The global production of electronic waste reached approximately 44.7 million tons annually by 2016, growing at a …

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The Ecological Impact of Marine Plastic Pollution and solutions

Understanding marine plastic pollution & its impact on ecosystem Marine plastic pollution has become a leading environmental concern, causing severe harm to marine life and ecosystems. Plastic pollution has become a significant worldwide environmental issue, with a particular focus on its impact on ocean ecosystems. Plastic is a highly prevalent and persistent pollutant that poses …

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Sustainable Food and Farming

Defining Sustainable Food and Farming A sustainable food system is one that supplies people with healthy food while also ensuring that the environment, economy, and social structures that surround food all remain unharmed. Sustainable food systems begin with the development of sustainable farming techniques, more sustainable food delivery networks, sustainable diets, and food waste reduction …

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