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14 Apr 2006
US, New York
Beekeeper, David Graves farms bees on New York City rooftops in exchange for tasty honey. He claims that NY city sprays less pesticides than an orchard where he would normally retrieve honey. His honey is also contributing to a local pride, as the honey collected from New York City bees is distinctive, varying in flavor from borough to borough and even neighborhood to neighborhood.

Another great link:
High Rise Honey

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On a plot of land close to the University of Chicago you find an area with lush community gardens tended by Chicagoans that care for growing their own...
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For the Garage festival 09 Free Soil have conducted a site specific research project investigating the environment of the Baltic Sea.

We created an alternative archive of political and historical events that have occurred in the Baltic Sea region, especially Stralsund and linked these with the sea’s responses. The impact of Industrialisation, population growth and political changes has resulted in climatic and environmental changes recorded in the sea. Nature retaliates by creating new forms, one of the most significant being the spread and growth of toxic Blue Green Algae or “phytoplankton”

Images: wooden sewerage pipe from Stralsund. &
Portrait of William Lindley the designer of the first sewerage system in Stralsund, algae on paper.
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Link of the Week:  
Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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