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The Urban Gardening Daily News Roundup

Your latest urban gardening news roundup

Keep up to date with all the latest on Urban Gardening, GMO issues and other related matters from around the web

Today
We'd previously mentioned that President Donald Trump hinted at a tariff to “tank the solar industry.” Today, the Administration announced it's actually doing it. Bloomberg called Trump's move “the biggest blow he's dealt to the renewable energy industry yet.” The starting tax rate on imported solar cells will be 30 percent, [...]
Tue, Jan 23, 2018
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Spurred by the higher profit margins that come with fracking technology, U.S. oil production is poised to set a record in 2018, potentially passing top oil producers Saudi Arabia and Russia. For context, the last time we were pulling this much oil out of the ground — in 1970 — the [...]
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Have you seen the Electric Propagator Offer at Kings Seeds? Was £27.50 now £18.50 Click here to see the offer. Email [email protected] to order Kings Plug Plants If you've got some gaps in your plot or have a new plot and not had the space or time to sow and nurture from seed [...]
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
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“The planet is growing more food than ever, and yet millions of people continue to starve worldwide. People are hungry everywhere — in the country, in the suburbs. But increasingly, one of the front lines in the war against hunger is in cities. As urban populations grow, more people find [...]
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
Early last year, President Donald Trump signed an executive order reversing the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan. He told the assembled coal miners that the move promised boom times ahead. “You know what this says?” Trump asked. “You're going back to work.” Ten months later, the results are mixed. Behold the [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Each year, U.S. News & World Report releases a ranking of popular diets—assessed by a panel of health experts based on seven categories, including weight loss, nutrition, safety, and ease of compliance. Topping 2018's list of “best diets overall” is a tie between the Mediterranean and DASH Diets, which received high [...]
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
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“French gourmets were celebrating Friday after a wild truffle was discovered for what experts said was the first time ever in Paris. It's not exactly the sort of thing you expect to find nestled on a rooftop in the centre of the bustling French capital. In fact, experts believe it [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018
Defra have announced this morning 18 January 2018 that following a second finding of AI H5N6 in wild birds in Warwickshire an extended AI prevention zone now applies across the whole of England. This is not a housing order but a legal requirement to follow strict biosecurity procedures and applies [...]
Thu, Jan 18, 2018


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