This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Come enjoy this energetic talk from Dr. Brooks sharing the future food growing technology of Aquaponics. This growing technology is here and soon to be on your plate.
Dr. George Benjamin Brooks Jr. holds an earned Ph.D., in Wildlife and Fisheries from the School of Renewable Natural Resources at the University of Arizona and is a social, environmental, economic and political leader and business consultant. A powerful public speaker he is an award winning writer and editor with a number of scientific and popular publications. The co-founder of the Urban AgricultureSTEM Education firm RighTrac, he is a regular contributor to the Arizona Republic on sustainability, green jobs, water, diversity, and community awareness. He also serves as a Vice Chair for Plan Phoenix, the committee writing the new City of Phoenix General Plan and chairs Environmental Ministries at Southminster Presbyterian Church. He is married to the former Angela Miller and is the proud father of four daughters and grandfather to two grandsons.
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Dr. Brooks is always on point and one awesome Aquaneer!18/04/2016
I also found useful for this which is OFFERANDO AQUAPONICS04/11/2015
I normally like TED talks but this guy just likes to hear himself talk.This idea has been around for years,Japan is now capable of growing 0K yes 10K heads of lettuce a day,He should be talking more than just basics17/01/2015
Great video. Aquaponics is even a greater idea for raising organic food and fish in a confined area. Definitely a short film worth watching.05/01/2015