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Friday, November 21, 2014

Ocean Spiral; can we live under the sea?


Shimizu Corp is a company that is planning for the future and it is looking to the ocean floor. They are visualising people living in an eco-friendly undersea city within 15 yrs while capitalising on the 'infinite possibilities of the deep sea'.

The city would consist of a floating sphere (500 metres in diameter) just under the surface, housing business and residential zones and hotels. The structure would connected to the seabed 3-4km below by a spiral pathway. Energy resources at the seabed will bring the three section of the city to life using ocean thermal energy conversion .




More information at these websites

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/nov/20/ocean-spiral-japan-underwater-city
https://www.techinasia.com/underwater-house-shimizu/
http://www.shimz.co.jp/theme/dream/oceanspiral.html for further artist rendering




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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sustainable Seafood Guide, do you have yours yet?



Aussies, you can get an app for your phone here

The Monterey Aquarium has developed this great video clip about sustainable seafood and also have a phone app suitable for the northern hemisphere.




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