Next World TV needs your help

In the last two years, we've served up over 1 million videos on positive sustainable actions we can take now to improve our lives and the lives of future generations.

All free to you, but not free to us.

Between hosting, e-mail management, extra bandwidth charges, data storage costs, research and editorial, clerical, programming and customer service, our monthly nut for this service comes to over $500 a month or over $6,000 a year.

Our sponsor, the Real Food Channel needs assistance to keep our unique daily news service coming.

Thanks!

Click here to learn how you can help

Donations to: The Real Food Channel

Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Next World TV

Common Sense Solutions - Starting Now

 
 

Paignton Zoo's Hydroponic Farm

 
Subscribe to
Next World TV
 

Absolutely free
Every time we post a new video,
we'll send you a notice by e-mail.

First Name:
E-mail address:
 

Navigation:    Home    Back    More videos like this

Customized Food For Perfect Nutrition

Advertisement

Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, in Paignton, Devon, England has a hydroponic system for growing food for the animals.

The crops rotate in a robotic system optimized to provide an even level of sunlight for each tray. They are even able to grow plants that would be native to the environment for their exotic animals from all over the world.

"We have a duty to promote sustainable uses of resources." says head gardener at the zoo, Catherine Mortimer.

"Hydroponics is a great system for growing crops because it optimizes the food and water that the plant gets which maximizes the speed that the crop can grow and maximizes the nutrients that are going to be contained within that crop which is really important for captive animals." says head gardener at the zoo, Catherine Mortimer.

The Paignton Zoo Environmental Park is a combined zoo and botanic garden that welcomes over half a million visitors a year.

--Bibi Farber

For more information visit: http://www.paigntonzoo.org.uk This video is produced by: www.sciencesowhat.direct.gov.uk/future-jobs







For more Innovations videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
next world tv videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact