Pieter Hoff, a former Holland tulip farmer, designs and sells the Groasis Waterboxx, a dew-harvesting system that repels desertification in dry places to create environments for growing food and other plants.
The Waterboxx also rebuilds Earth's natural CO2-capturing capacity, which help to diminish climate change. The Waterboxx targets parts of North Africa, the Middle East, Australia, South West China, and the western side of South America, which are all vulnerable to desertification.Read the Entire Article
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