This brilliant floating farm actually heals the world’s oceans

September 6, 2017 by  
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85% of the world’s fisheries have been pushed beyond their limits – and the future of ocean life looks grim. Fortunately, GreenWave has developed a revolutionary floating farm that actually regenerates our oceans while providing jobs and a sustainable source of food. The vertical aquaculture farm yields bountiful crops of shellfish and seaweed – species specifically selected to absorb greenhouse gas and filter out harmful chemicals. Founded by commercial fisherman Bren Smith and Emily Stengal, an expert in sustainable food systems, the revolutionary GreenWave vertical farming system cultivates an underwater ecosystem comprised of seaweed and shellfish. The farm requires zero input, and it actually restores ocean ecosystems by sequestering carbon and fixing excess nitrogen (which leads to algae blooms and oceanic dead zones). Related: 5 brilliant designs that will change the world win the 2017 INDEX: Award The open-source farming system enables anyone with a boat and around $20,000 to set up their own restorative ocean farm within a year. The Greenwave system won the Fuller Challenge in 2015 and it was recently honored with the 2017 INDEX: Award , which recognizes innovative designs that improve life. + Greenwave + INDEX: AWARD 2017

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Sustainable 3D ocean farming creators win the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

October 22, 2015 by  
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The Buckminster Fuller Institute just crowned the non-profit GreenWave winner of the 2015 Fuller Challenge for presenting this year’s most pioneering solution for addressing “humanity’s most pressing problems.” GreenWave is credited with designing the world’s first multi-species 3D ocean farms, a type of sustainable aquaculture that produces high yields while restoring and improving the ocean’s ecosystems. The non-profit will receive a $100,000 grand prize towards the implementation of their work. Read the rest of Sustainable 3D ocean farming creators win the 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

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Penda unveils its vision for a 20,000-person city constructed entirely from bamboo

October 22, 2015 by  
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