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    • The Vertical Farm

    • Feeding the World in the 21st Century
    • By: Dickson Despommier
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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    When Columbia professor Dickson Despommier set out to solve America's food, water, and energy crises, he didn't just think big - he thought up. The vertical farm has excited scientists, architects, and politicians around the globe. These farms, grown inside skyscrapers, would provide solutions to many of the serious problems we currently face.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Brainstorming - Not reality

    • By Texas Community Project on 01-25-11

    Regular price: $21.38

    • Scientific American

    • The Rise of Vertical Farms
    • By: Dickson Despommier
    • Narrated by: Mark Moran
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Large-scale agriculture in urban high-rises could revolutionize how we feed ourselves and future populations. This article was published in the November 2009 edition of Scientific American.

    Regular price: $1.95