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UC at the 2050 Summit

We recently had the pleasure of taking part in the 2050 Summit. The 2050 Climate Group works with young professionals to ensure a sustainable future beyond 2050, and there was lots of interest in aquaponics and William, our star goldfish of the day!

Check out some of the great work the 2050 Climate Group is doing here.

Crunch Ambassador

Hey, did you know that our director, Sinéad, is also a Crunch Ambassador with the Wellcome Trust’s The Crunch Programme? That means if you’re a school wanting to get to grips with the science resource kit you’ve received, or you’d like help organising an engaging event around food, health and the planet in your community, you can get in touch! Find out more here or contact us for more information.

 

Scrub a dub GRUB!

What a beautiful aquaponics design! Just goes to show, the possibilities are only as limited as your imagination and the length of piping. I’ve got to get my hands on some claw-toed baths…

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Photo courtesy of Amy Youngs

The artist is Amy Youngs, and she uses worm tea instead of live fish to spread the nutrient love. Worm tea is produced by worms when composting materials, and is the beverage of choice of plants everywhere. If you’re interested in learning more about worm tea, check it out here.

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Photo courtesy of Amy Youngs

More photos of the system here.

Original article here.