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Breakthru Way to Farm the Oceans

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  GreenWave's Regenerative Ocean Vertical Farming                                      Source:  GreenWave& Bren Smith A New Green Wave to Fight Climate Change GreenWave, a sustainable undersea farming technology company founded by fisherman Bren Smith, has developed a breakthrough technology called vertical underwater farming or regenerative ocean farming.  The technique promises to be a new and prolific source of food and a new way to fight Climate Change.  It's comprised of vertical ropes that grow a variety of seaweed and shellfish.  As a fisherman, Smith has witnessed fishing stocks depleted and destroyed by Climate Change.  He is convinced that fishing has to be sustainable to save the industry.  His GreenWave model is designed to cleanly produce shellfish and seaweed, help restore ocean ecosystems, capture carbon and nitrogen from the waters and to support and sustain commercial farming.  The shellfish and seaweed provide food for consumers, fertilizer, animal feed an

Bell Textron's Tilt-Rotor Jet Plane Concept

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  Bell's Tilt Rotor Aircraft With Jet Engines                                                       Source:  Bell Flying Like a Helicopter But With Speed Aircraft manufacturer Bell, a subsidiary of Textron,  is developing a hybrid aircraft concept that takes off and lands like a helicopter and flies at the speed of a jet.  The new vehicle would pair tilt-rotor aircraft with jet engines.  Bell just unveiled three new designs, including a small, autonomous plane that takes off and lands like a helicopter, which could be especially valuable in rescue operations.  There are also a medium sized and large version of the concept that require a pilot.  These are concept planes that point to the future of flight - particularly military aviation - in the 2030's. Tilt Rotor + Jet Engine Tilt rotor aircraft like the Marine's V-22 Osprey have fixed wings with a rotor on each wing.  It allows them to take off and land like a helicopter and then fly like a propeller plane.  Adding jet pro