.request_name { display: none !important; }

Floating farm

Posted by: AJ Kennedy

Campaign: How do we generate pure water on site and eliminate the transportation of water?

About 97.2 percent of water on the planet is salty, making it unsuitable for the cultivation of food. But Leilah Clarke, a design student from the University of Sussex turned that notion on its head when she created floating farm pods that generate their own fresh water. The idea is quite simple: As the pods float on the ocean, water evaporates below them and rises in the dome. When the vapor hits the glass, it condensates and runs down the sides, watering the plants growing inside. While still a prototype, farms like this, floating off the coast of sun-drenched desert countries could provide food without tapping into limited groundwater. Source: https://www.dw.com/en/innovative-clean-water-technologies/a-45287950

0.0 rating
Be the first to rate this idea!

You must login to be able to submit to comment ideas. Please or signup to help fix the planet by an encouraging comment.

Share this idea!

  • Sign up
Password Strength Very Weak
Lost your password? Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.
About us and our data privacy policy