Gallery: Utopian Permaculture Farms Look Like Fantastical Floating Isla...

One problem of this idealistic system is that the current technology that harvests wind and sun energy cannot maintain or store enough energy to sustain the permacultures. A hydrogen-fuel cell can help generate the necessary energy, which can then be stored in a hydro-electric power-plant.

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  1. Hyncharas April 28, 2011 at 5:31 am

    I do have my own concept for a fleet of floating, sustainable cities (among other things) that would circumnavigate the globe, although even if I’ve never heard of Permaculture, I think it’s a lot closer to practical application than this approach might be.

  2. ecologicdesign April 27, 2011 at 11:30 am

    Umm. No. This is pretty much the antithesis of permaculture.

    Our techno-utopian fantasies do not provide real solutions for the present and tend to promote abdicating our responsibility to make the sufficient changes required in our society.

    Permaculture as I have studied, practiced and witnessed it offers REAL solutions for our present situation. Read about it and get your head out of the clouds – Earth is calling.

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