Gallery: Groasis Waterboxx Can Grow Trees in Any Climate–Even the Deser...


A new device can make a tree grow in Brooklyn–or California, or Holland or even the Sahara desert. The Groasis Waterboxx captures rainwater and condensation in the air, helping plants grow in even the most arid regions of the world. Pieter Hoff, the Waterboxx’s developer, hopes to use the new tech to combat hunger, erosion, climate change and deforestation.

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  1. Florencia Strudwick August 25, 2011 at 3:35 am

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  2. eepsteinnet December 25, 2010 at 9:06 pm

    They are on sale in the US on both EBay and Amazon via Ardent Ideas, LLC.

  3. Charles Ayoma September 17, 2010 at 4:52 am

    Groasis Waterboxx concept is a stroke of genius and an impressive piece of ingenuity. The application of the concept might solve some of the problems facing humanity as result of global warming and climate change. I understand the rainwater collection by the box but I am yet to understand how the contraption enhances condensation process.

  4. majdisalameh June 20, 2010 at 4:30 pm

    how can i build (manifature)it in my country (jordan)? if cant, how much it costs?

  5. Tradewind Ventures April 20, 2010 at 7:39 am

    How long does the waterbox last?
    Is it reusable?
    How much does it cost?
    Is there a volume discount? If so how much?
    B. D. Wise

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