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Growing food in a drought

00   The crops got a little drink in the US today but the drought is still severe. It looks like the combination of extreme heat and little rain will send food prices rocketing. A punishing heat wave in the Midwest … Continued

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Teach me to climb

00   [before_listing images= youtube=null] Born and raised in the american southeast. Brought up in a great family that emphasized an outdoor, active lifestyle. A young man, formerly a student, tired of pursuing the city life. Strong desire and willingness to … Continued

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Jaipur raj

00   [before_listing images= youtube=null] Hello,I wondered if there are any Indian off-grid communities who can respond to this ad?[landbuddy_listing youtube=null]

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Food price crisis looms

00   Just a few weeks ago traders were expecting a bumper food crop in 2012, and prices were low. But now a 2008-style food crisis is just around the corner – threatening cities across the globe with social unrest and … Continued

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UK couple abandon money

00   Damian Smyth is giving up everything. He and his wife Victoria Groom are giving up their rented six-bedroom house in the British countryside, their tennis court, their swimming pool, even their Audi convertible. In fact, they are almost finished … Continued

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Little Sun could change the lives of millions

00   Tate Director Nicholas Serota has got behind an off-grid lighting initiative by a leading Artist. Olafur Eliasson’s new work is a solar-powered lamp that he and his engineer partner, Frederik Ottesen, designed and developed. It will be launched at … Continued

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12-volt fridges

00   It’s the ultimate off-grid luxury – the sun is baking, dust is caking the back of your throat….. you reach into the DC Cooler for a cold beer. And it comes out ice-cold, not tepid. Or it might be … Continued

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Water Powered Charger

00   Time was, the phrase ‘water powered’ meant driven by the force of a river or torrent. Lately, it acquired a new resonance with the launch of a pocket-sized charger that needs just a few drops of the stuff to … Continued

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Three Network is best for mobile broadband in UK

00   For mobile broadband in the UK, Three is the best network. That is the result of a 250-mile comparison test from Broadband Genie – a comparison web site. Off-Grid is seeking partners to carry out a similar comparison in … Continued