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Will Future Urban Farms Float?

Adele Peters

As millions more people move to the world's megacities, what's the best way to provide them with food? London-based designers are considering the idea of floating farms for coastal cities. Using hydroponic techniques, the farms can grow 2-3 times more than regular agriculture, without using extra land. But would it have any unintended consequences?

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  • Michelle Heathers

    I wonder what the unintended consequences might be... Other than that, very unique idea!

  • Angela Holtzen

    Woah, that is very intuitive but at the same time sad that we are having to start thinking about over population to the point we have no soil left. Maybe we should think about controlling our population and living more simple lives and saving this lovely earth we have???