Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Interesting Article from Germany

For those who can read German, here is an interesting article about a new invention by a Dutch horticulturist and inventor which is supposed to help reforest even very arid terrain in an effort to combat climate change:

http://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/waterbox100.html

I am, to be honest, a tad bit sceptical as to how well this will work in practice but it seems like a smart approach at least in principle. In addition, the fact that Pieter Hoff, the guy who invented the gadget in question and is advocating its wide-scale use, apparently worked very successfully in the Dutch floriculture industry makes me think that he does indeed know his plants very well.

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