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As people continue to grow by the number and food are getting scarce and limited, The world now faces a new battle - Hunger!

We all knew for a fact that the world is getting more and more less sustainable with food. Every country now faces a crisis where food is becoming scarce in a very alarming way. Here are what experts have revealed about why food is getting limited.

Extreme global climate change.

Climate change was one of the contributing factor on why growing food produce are being affected. The extreme changing patterns of summer droughts, heat waves, floodings as well as extreme winter episodes, global food production was greatly affected into a very alarming level.

Worker bees panicked.

The plants greatly rely on bees in terms of multiplying its specie. But a few decades ago, collapsing bee colonies were reported to be at a very alarming population on several parts of the world. Over 90% of the world's commercial produce rely on natural open pollination by honey bees in order to bear flowers and fruits.

More to feed, less food to eat.

With more people's mouth to feed land less food to eat, more were forced to find solutions to grow food crops. Demography revealed that there are currently around 7.4 billion people that needs to eat and sustain life here on Earth. This was just the total number of the human specie, just one of Earth's inhabitants. Other beings rely on Mother Nature's sustenance such as the animals, domesticated and wild as well as other living beings in land, air and water.

Lesser greener pastures.

Another factor that contributed to the increasing level of food scarcity on Earth was the now limited arable land to grow plants as our source of food sustenance. Over the past decades, experts have noted the diminishing arable land diminished to a third of the world's land area used before in growing plants for food.

The urban way of gardening.

Modern industrialization and housing commercialism initiated a new kind of farming other than planting greens for sustenance of the living. Instead of plants. The influx of people in the urban areas paved ways for the building of structures that would serve as offices, industrial and manufacturing plants as well as provide housing for the people making the area highly urbanized. And soon the rapid urbanization converted an immense portion of the arable to turn and farm the land with houses instead of plants to answer for the rapid urbanization that changed much of the Earth's habitation. UN experts noted that by the year 2030 about 5 billion people will settle in these urban areas or a whopping more than half of today's world population today!

We're just approaching the 21st century but many people of every nation can feel the hunger and food shortage. We are therefore in need for ways on how to sustain and add means to increase food production to feed more human. One of the most ideal way introduced to answer food production particularly for people in the cities and other urban areas was the development of a plant gardening system called Hydroponics.

Why hydroponics?

Hydroponics is the way of growing plants and produce using nutrient-laden water as medium to grow plants instead of the traditional land or soil medium. The system uses water in a portable containers such as aquariums and other water containment vessels. Hydroponics require only wet or damp containers to sustain nourishment to the plant in a temperature controlled area like housing units of a building or even small spaces within the house or building. Spaces with easy access to water irrigation that aid the plants to grow and yield. The hydroponic system is like having your own garden of plants right in the comfort of your house or room.

Growing plants in water.

Traditionally, we think of a garden as the ones growing on plots, pots and soil. But water was also a very efficient growing medium mainly due to its many benefits. Below are some of the benefits having an aquatic garden against growing gardens on soil.

Minimal space. Hydroponic gardens are space savers than ordinary gardens on soil plots. The garden fits home and limited space setups like condos or studio-type units and can fit little corners or spaces.

No need for season planting. Since crop season pertains only to plants on the grounds and soil. You can plant and harvest any time of the year.

Non-messy. Unlike soil plants, hydroponics plants are less messy and dirty.

Economical. The system grown plants uses proportional and reusable water and most ideal to places often experiencing drought and places with limited water supply like deserts and dry places.

No problem on weeding. No soil or ground, thus weeds will hardly find its way to grow.

Less creepy pests and insects. Ground soil was haven to most annoying creepy pests and insects thriving on the plants. Pests and insects will be less likely to camp in.

Nature's Yin & Yang.

We all greatly rely on each other. We are all connected to the great cycle of life. Human. plants and other animal species hold the key to the yin and yang of nature. Each of us represents a symbiotic relationship to the ecological balance of Earth. Mother Nature nurture gave us all the nourishment from its bounty. We need to stop the abuse before each in the balance run out for good and ruin us all. Hydroponics is the ideal technology to sustain our food and one better way to grow food to feed us and the hungry!