Tag: ocean

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Billionaire Science Yacht

The Norwegian off-shore drilling billionaire Kjell Inge Røkke (who apparently began his career as a simple fisherman) is single-handedly funding the creation of a huge yacht to be used for marine research. The vessel will have the capacity to collect,…

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Bird Airport

More than 50 million birds take flight from the Antarctic along the East Asian-Australian Flyway (EAAF) every year. With the EAAF route progressively ‘urbanizing’ a little bit more each year, populations of endangered water-birds that use the route are also…

Floating City

yeezy 350 boost The Seasteading Institute in San Francisco has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the French Polynesian government that could bring the world closer to its first floating city. The Seasteading Institute has been trying to…

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Submerged Warning

If you are brave enough to face the deep, off the coast of the Canary Islands, Spain, you’ll find an underwater spectacular. Do not be fooled however. This installation is not simply entertainment, it has a much more profound purpose….

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SOLAR-POWERED DESALINATION

This year, the LAGI 2016 competition is set in California. It comes at a poignant time when Californians are in need of a more constant and reliable energy and clean water supply for its future. Thus, this year, LAGI asked…

ByFusion

Many innovative people continue to work on ways to resolve the plastic ocean waste problem. Enter the U.S.-based startup ByFusion. This company is using technology to repurpose ocean plastic into durable construction blocks. The principal engineer of the company Peter…

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Copenhagen Energy Duck

The ‘Solar-energy Duck’ could soon be generating renewable power for the people of Copenhagen. The ‘duck’ was part of the Land Art Generator Initiative Design Competition and powerful response (visual as well as electric) to Copenhagen’s desire to become a…

HATCHING AN GREAT IDEA

‘Earth Ocean Farms‘ (EOF) is a marine fish farming company found in La Paz, Baja California. Currently, they operate an offshore hatchery (fish farm) on 84 hectares of water for diverse types of marine fish. The company is dedicated to…

OCEANSCRAPERS

He’s at it again with his visionary masterpieces! Now Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has envisaged a futuristic 3D-printed ocean city, extending 1,000 metres below the water into the depths of the sea. His ‘oceanscraper’ is in fact printed in 3D from…

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Eyes on Kinetic Energy

Najjar & Najjar Architects have developed energy structures for Beirut’s fishing community, helping them to regain access to the sea’s edge whilst creating electricity for nearby residents! The architect’s installations will provide shelter whilst harnessing power generated from the movement of…