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China's new tech turns desert sand into fertile soil. A paste made of extracts of plant's cell walls, simply mixed with sand, creates soil.
submitted 2 years ago by anderssvedaval from youtube.com
[–]magnora7 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 2 years ago (1 child)
If we could just take all the extra carbon out of the air, change it in to plant cell walls by growing the plants, and then put it in the sand... think of how many problems we'd solve simultaneously!
Should buy that desert real estate while it's still cheap haha.
But seriously this could be a great tool to slowdown the expansion of the Sahara desert
[–]anderssvedaval[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 2 years ago (0 children)
Oh the carbon capture idea can really snowball itself until theres no desert at all! Poor camels....