There’s an underwater vegetable garden off the coast of Italy

Oct 04, 2015 486

by Claudia Baroncelli

Sustainability is the key word of the challenging project, called Nemo's Garden, promoted and carried out byMastel Safety, an Italian company operating in the underwater field that created a submerged greenhouse in Noli (Savona) where they cultivate all types of vegetables: from basil and courgettes to salad and radish.

Wondering why? They want to find alternative ecological (and economic) sources for human consumption, creating food even in those desolate areas and coral islands close to the sea that boast environmentally harsh conditions not so favorable to cultivate crops.

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