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The Cocoon Tree Plantation Device Addresses Climate Change

 - Aug 1, 2017
References: landlifecompany & springwise
This sustainable tree plantation technology helps combat climate change in arid conditions with poor quality soils. The 'Cocoon' from Land Life Company based in the Netherlands protects tree saplings with a modern and science-backed method.

The structure's "wick system drip-feeds the seeding roots drops per day, encouraging the roots to reach the subsurface water table" to facilitate tree planting in a sustainable manner. The Cocoon reservoir is manufactured out of a 100% biodegradable material that also contains soil-enriching nutrients. The Cocoon acts as a tree shelter as well, to protect the sapling from a harsh or inhospitable environment, like plant-eating animals and damage caused by sun and wind.

The tree plantation system is also an extremely cost-effective one at $9 USD.