Underwater Vertical Seaweed Farm

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My friend Cole Mellino over at Eco Watch did some great writing about another type of vertical farm. More along the lines of vertical farming in something like permaculture than racks of hydroponic lettuce, this underwater seaweed farm utilizes all available components of a natural sub-sea space to grow the bounties of the ocean.

“Bren Smith has set up what he calls “3D ocean farms,” which “utilize the entire ocean column” to grow “restorative species,” including scallops, clams, oysters and kelp. Smith says this makes the oceans cleaner, healthier and more habitable, while providing jobs and food. [keep reading on Eco Watch]”