Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Sea Water Horticulture

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 " It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the liit of our power of perception is also the limit of all ther is to perceive." 

~ C.W. Leadbeater

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I've been learning about something called sea-water horticulture... Have you heard of it before?  Apparently it is very promising, especially for some of the poorest communities in the world. Desalination is one way of using ocean water, so is fish-farming - however there have been cultures in the past who have created floating islands of crops, keeping it safe from predators and raiders. But many modern scientists are experimenting with all kinds of interesting aspects of getting food from water - including the cultivation of seaweed and algae as a potential worldwide food source for future generations.

Here are a couple resources on using ocean waters for horticulture:

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