Category Archives: Water

Sahara Forest Project 1 is another Seawater Greenhouse

Seawater + desert + solar thermal + greenhouse = food. This clip calls it Feeding 9 billion. They’re even experimenting with growing crops outside the greenhouse, with cardboard coolers for a local area to produce wheat or other crops. Somehow … Continue reading

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Cars shoot downstream in Toowoomba flood

This footage shows some of the awesome power of these floods.

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Watercone® The Product

It’s been a while since I’ve raved about this simple invention, but when I saw slashdot going on about some expensive solar PV powered water cleaning device, with all high tech moving parts that could break down or add drastically … Continue reading

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Murray Darling: Lose the trees, lose the water

This is from the same article I just previously quoted, but it is so important to understand that I thought it worth doing a double-post. Here’s a little experiment you can do at home to drive home how big an … Continue reading

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Murray Darling crippled by DAIRY industry!

It’s not the fruit trees, it’s the dairy. And today’s water cuts will only return extraction to 1995 levels. How have we become so irrationally water-dependent at the expense of biodiversity in the Murray? Between 1995 and 2000, there was … Continue reading

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