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Potentials of Sustainable Greening and Research in Opencast Mine and Mining Landscapes

We call for greening campaigns and research camps for opencast mine and former mining landscapes.

Innovative ideas and potentials for sustainable greening and research projects for post-mining landscapes and opencast mining (opencast mining) are briefly summarized.

  • General desert research and studies on desert plants or vegetation
  • Better drainage and distribution of surface, ground and ground water
  • Education and training of a better understanding of nature and understanding, especially for the young generation
  • Detoxification and detoxification of toxins and pollutants in the soil and water through surface mining operations and other environmental pollution
  • Development, extension and improvement of soil production and irrigation methods
  • Increasing the storage capacity, capacity and potential of soils, especially with loamy or other sealed soils and surfaces
  • Good balance of technical potentials and future use targets
  • Cultivation of medicinal and other useful crops in greenhouses and opencast mining areas
  • Developing or researching of new and optimizing old farming and gardening methods or techniques
  • Use of natural and artificial water reservoirs (tanks, ponds, reservoirs) for the production of various waters, e.g. Mixed, usable, mineral and drinking water
  • Potential for events and events in the cultural, social and scientific fields, e.g. exhibitions, information events and music events
  • Extensive and comprehensive information related to natural themes
  • Extensive exploration and documentation of the opencast mining deserts and nature including the animal world, also microcosm
  • Improve agriculture, hydroponics and permaculture methods or techniques
  • Improvement of cultural, social and economic offers in the respective regions, thereby reducing the lack of employment and unemployment in mining and opencast mining areas
  • Improved protection in extreme weather conditions, e.g. during flood catastrophes, storms and flooding
  • Improvement of the water quality by proven and new water systems, overground and underground
  • Reinforcement and improvement of the relation or connection between man and nature
  • Water processing, filtration and extraction
  • Future-oriented developments and explorations with the aid of greening and desert camps for all types of deserts or barren landscapes, also for deserts and desert explorations on the desert planet Mars


Further good ideas and innovations can be found throughout the concept and on the official pages.

Welcome to Greening Deserts Greenhouse and Desert Research Camp!

Welcome to the official pages for Greening Deserts projects in arid or dry, hot or cold regions. We offer professional greening services and solutions for coastal, subtropical, cold and semi-arid areas nearby water sources like lakes, rivers, seas or oceans!

This example video shows what today is possible with professional greenhouses and greening or gardening techniques like Hydroponics. We always prefer Permaculture, also without extra irrigation, but this depends on the plants and environment conditions.

Greening Deserts is a cultural, educational, economic, social, scientific and sustainable agriculture project using classical greening or gardening methods but also new and alternative techniques.

Greening of deserts, dry areas or barren lands with sustainable irrigation and renewable energy. Using filtered ocean or sea water, sharing systems overground and underground. Special desert plants can produce fast topsoil and create partwise shadows for plants around. With the right (financial) support we can start everywhere topsoil is needed. Together with the people of each region we also can create parks, woods and forests, especially in dry countries like Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Spain, Lebanon, Syria, Saudia Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Iran, Pakistan, India, China, Australia, etc. At the moment we concentrate on North Africa.

To accelerate the process professional greenhouses will be installed and newest sustainable cultivation techniques like aquaponics or hydroponics will be used. The project starts primarily near coasts with building Greening Camps and Desert Research Camps, a kind of farm with greenhouses and containers, tents or huts.

Benefits of clean technologies like irrigation with natural water sources (seas and oceans) and renewable energy supply with solar and water energy. The sea water will be pumped into over- and underground reservoirs at the camp. After that we can produce different kind of water, mineralised drink water, use, service or process water.

To produce topsoil we use best of soil producer plants, growing fast and producing a high amount of biomass. These special plants can also be used as organic fertilizer. More topsoil can be produced with recycling biowaste from cities or urban areas, a kind of biomass management together with the region.

We want to cultivate also food, herbs and medicinal plants are or were typical for each country or region we start, especially ancient plants were important in old times but today’s society has forgotten.

Greening Deserts projects are also good for refugee camps. Refugees can be integrated into the greening process, building greenhouses for food, medicine and forestation of parks and woods. They could create their own healthy environment and supply. We wrote detailed articles about this theme.

Visit the official pages for more information. Support also other sustainable projects like Desert Rice Cultivation and Desert Bamboo Project.

Maybe you want to join the team, be a future partner, sponsor or investor? Constructive advises, recommendations or suggestions are always welcome!

Climate Conference COP22 in Marrakesh Morocco

 
In Bangladesh alone, tens of millions are expected to have to flee from low-lying plains in coming years because of sea level rise and more severe weather, creating a migrant crisis that will make today’s pale in significance. With considerable justice, Bangladesh’s leading climate scientist says that “These migrants should have the right to move to the countries from which all these greenhouse gases are coming. Millions should be able to go to the United States.” And to the other rich countries that have grown wealthy while bringing about a new geological era, the Anthropocene, marked by radical human transformation of the environment. – Chomsky Noam
A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men. Our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects. – Herman Melville
All things are connected like the blood that unites us. We do not weave the web of life, we are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. – Chief Seattle
A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. – Franklin D. Roosevelt
What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another. – Gandhi
The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river. – Ross Perot
The best friend of earth of man is the tree. When we use the tree respectfully and economically, we have one of the greatest resources on the earth. – Frank Lloyd Wright
 
Just a note, have seen no politician who planted a tree at the conference.
OUM, Soul Of Morocco: http://bit.ly/2fx3EOC

Climate Conference Cop21 Paris – Cop22 Marrakesh

Shocking news, facts and scandals about the Climate Conference in Morocco.

“The organization of COP22 will cost some €100 million.”
Where all the money is gone or for what exactly was it spent on?

Read more: http://bit.ly/2fC5yhh, bit.ly/1QjKo6x, bit.ly/2fVjbcs, bit.ly/2fVgLdF,..

We wanted to visit the UN Climate Conference of the Parties (COP22) in Marrakesh, Morocco. Seems we are not welcome, we got no invitation. But ok, we have enough to do, no money and also no time for endless talks like in Paris which changed nothing or too little. Since years we call for help and real support, also financially. Hope they start finally to do something for the nature, for the poor people and for the regions really need change or help – so how they promised the last years. With all the money they waste for such conferences or campaigns they could help all that poor people and regions. And what is with animal and human rights and biggest climate problems like air pollution caused by meat and coal production? Questions over questions

Of course we are for the good people, organisations and developments at and around the conference, especially for the alternative camps like Alter Cop22 Forum de la Terre.

Greening Deserts Calling for Help and Support

How you can see on the crowdfunding pages only a couple of good people wanted to support the Greening Deserts project financially. There are many reasons like you can read here or in the last posts. It’s sad that so many people who can help ignore(d) such an important project also even if they know or noticed that the project needs help.

In todays times, so less care and showing some courage or real support for others, the nature or planet earth. The project is not just for the poor countries, it’s for all areas need more green, parks, woods and a healthy and more natural environment. To realise the project together with the world community would change the world into a better one.

Always remember, if you support the project you support yourself and your future, sad that so few people understand that. You help us and we can help us all, especially the poor and young generation.

If you want really help actively or financially you can connect the founder and send some money with paypal or credit card. You can send also a personal cheque, money order or bank draft. Adresses you can find in the info section and impressum. For each donation you can get the same rewards like in the crowdfunding campaigns. You will get your rewards if we have the money we need and can start with the first camp. If you can, write a mail before you send money, so we can stay in contact. Thank you, each donation counts! And thank you for liking, but constructive feedback, sharing or other real active support is better.

Greening Projects for Refugees and Refugee Camps

Today we want to write a bit about greening projects for refugees.

Why so many refugee camps have no or so less greenhouses, gardens and parks?

For some time we think about to help the poor with our greening or gardening projects, for countries (landscape greening) or cities (urban greening). Together it’s really easy to build up little greenhouses, community gardens and use permaculture or gardening techniques fit good with the regional conditions and environment, also without big irrigation. There are great greenhouse projects like Roots Up using water supply by air.
The refugee camps also could use cheap and portable (pop up) greenhouses, just for the case that camps will be closed and destroyed. How you can see we always thinking sustainable, economically and social. Greening Deserts camps are a good example for refugee camps – greening camps for refugees.

Read more here: http://bit.ly/2eKIXzk, bit.ly/2eQ8EwM, bit.ly/2feNFrV
Visit our featured pages and community network for more information
and similar projects. Each support is welcome. Thank you!

And here some more great ideas for fresh water production: http://bit.ly/2eL85Go, bit.ly/1dNn6Bk, bit.ly/2f6Z8KH, bit.ly/2f6WeWx, bit.ly/1Aip0qB, bit.ly/2dPqP6U

Greening Deserts Crowdfunding Startup Video

Please help and support our sustainable startup for a greener and better future. Check our project pages for more information.

Greening Deserts Crowdfunding Startup Video

Please help and support our sustainable startup for a greener and better future. Thank you! Check our project pages for more information.If you can't support the project financially, you can support by sharing and with constructive feedback. #sustainable #greening #deserts #startupGreening Deserts is a sustainable project for greening, irrigation and forestation. The project is not just for dry or poor countries, it's for all areas need more green, parks, woods and a healthy and more natural environment. To accelerate the process professional greenhouses will be installed. Using clean technologies like irrigation with natural water sources (rivers, lakes, seas or oceans) and renewable energy supply with solar and water energy. The project is mainly to restore and reclaim land or topsoil in the first three years, build groves, parks and small woods. Parallel doing science, study with own test greenhouse and test fields new plants, irrigation and cultivation techniques. We offer a wide range of services (greening, buidling, etc.), check our pages and community network for more details.At the end we all have a lot of parks, usable land for gardening, agriculture or just living. There are great opportunities and possibilities for greening dry areas near coasts, rivers or lakes. Another point is to green dry cities with Rooftop Gardening. The project will do a kind of acupuncture and help the nature to restore and expand in the region where the greening spots are. It is an epochal and important future project for us and the next generations. The project team thinks in the long term.Please help us to realise the project and support us also without money. Share and recommend the project so we maybe reach people who can really help or support actively. Thank you and have a great time!

Gepostet von Greening Deserts am Sonntag, 9. Oktober 2016

If you can’t support the project financially, you can support by sharing and with constructive feedback.

Greening Deserts is a sustainable project for greening, irrigation and forestation. The project is not just for dry or poor countries, it’s for all areas need more green, parks, woods and a healthy and more natural environment. To accelerate the process professional greening camp and research camp with greenhouses will be installed. Using clean technologies like irrigation with natural water sources (rivers, lakes, seas or oceans) and renewable energy supply with solar and water energy.

The project is mainly to restore and reclaim land or topsoil in the first three years, build groves, parks and small woods. Parallel we doing scientific studies with own test greenhouse and test fields new plants, irrigation and cultivation techniques. We offer a wide range of services (greening, buidling, etc.), check our pages and community network for more details.

At the end we all have a lot of parks, usable land for gardening, agriculture or just living. There are great opportunities and possibilities for greening dry areas near coasts, rivers or lakes. Another point is to green dry cities with Rooftop Gardening. The project will do a kind of acupuncture and help the nature to restore and expand in the region where the greening spots are. It is an epochal and important future project for us and the next generations. The project team thinks in the long term.

Please help us to realise the project and support us also without money. Share and recommend the project so we maybe reach people who can really help or support actively. Thank you and have a great time!

Greening Deserts Social Community Group

Join the official Facebook Group for Greening Deserts, there you can discuss and exchange about sustainability, greening and other similar themes. Show some support, invite your friends and share the project. Each good or constructive feedback is welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/GreeningDeserts

Greening Deserts Crowdfunding Rewards Seeds Mix

The second package with thousands of seeds arrived and we start now to prepare the crowdfunding rewards like the seed mixes for our backers. The packs will contain seeds of desert plants and steppe or savanna plants, in addition to that we will give extra plant seeds for moderate or oceanic climate.

Breckland thyme – Thymus cerpyllum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thymus_serpyllum

Desert bluebells – Phacelia campanularia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phacelia_campanularia

Woodland sage – Salvia nemorosa
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_nemorosa

Silver birch – Betula pendula
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betula_pendula

Purple Chinese houses – Collinsia heterophylla
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collinsia_heterophylla

Goldmoss stonecrop – Sedum acre
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedum_acre

Carpet of snow – Alyssum maritimum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alyssum

White stonecrop – Sedum album
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedum_album

Purple tansy – Phacelia Tanacetifolia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phacelia_tanacetifolia

Solid bamboo – Dendrocalamus strictus
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendrocalamus_strictus

More awesome plant seeds are on the way and we will do a second seed mix. There are around fifty important plants we will use for topsoil production, general forestation, afforestation or reforestation and hundreds of plants we want to cultivate for food, medicine, buidling materials, etc.. We will publish the most of them in future. Stay tuned for more interesting news and updates!

Greening Deserts Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter is Live!

The Crowdfunding Campaign on Kickstarter is live! http://kck.st/2bSEhnV
Now you can support the project financially. But of course any other kinds of support like advises, recommendations or suggestions are welcome! Invite and share it with your friends, it’s all in good cause.

Great news, we got requests from some countries like Egypt, Tunisia, India, Pakistan and China for the Greening Deserts projects. We hope to get some support (land, materials, etc.) from each nation where we will start, so we could realise the first camps very fast and effective over the next years. The first desert plants and bamboo parks or little woods could stand in up to five years. If we do not get support from the governments or communities mentioned above we can lease land or start in Spain where we have a lot of good contacts and friends. You have ideas in which areas or countries the project could fit, too? Write a PM or comment below.

Big thanks to the first supporters who spend some money! The first 50 backers who spend 25 or more will get an extra surprise for their package, just a hint it has something to do with backpacks.

Kickstarter and Startnext Crowdfunding Event

The Crowdfunding Campaigns on Startnext and Kickstarter are live! Now everyone has the chance to support the project financially and to be a part of this awesome future project. Of course all other kinds of real support like sharing the page, posts, constructive advises, recommendations or suggestions are always welcome!

If you want to show some support here, feel free to invite or share the project with your friends. The whole event will run until November!


Visit the official pages and download the media package: http://bit.ly/2bkXpdx
http://kck.st/2bSEhnV – Kickstarter
http://www.twitter.com/GreeningDeserts

More details:
Greening Deserts is a sustainable project to green or cultivate dry areas, especially with special desert plants like Desert Bamboo. The project was developed over many years, the founder and initiator Oliver Caplikas started the first official pages in early summer 2016.

The project starts primarily near coasts with building greening camps, a kind of farm with greenhouses and containers, tents or huts. Using clean technologies like irrigation with natural water sources and renewable energy supply.

Greening Desert Camps could cultivate also food, herbs and medicinal plants are or were typical for each country or region the project starts, especially ancient plants were important in old times but today’s society has forgotten. The best plants for topsoil production can support to produce fast topsoil layers and spend shadows for other plants around.

Another main future goals are to build a water network for dry areas, to reclaim good land, save the environment by making it greener, improve the oxygen levels on earth and reduce the hunger crisis spread across various countries in the world. With your help we can restrict desertification and promote forestation. Please support our crowdfunding campaigns like on Kickstarter and/or Startnext!

With real (financial) support we could start everywhere it’s possible to get topsoil, especially in dry countries like Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Spain,..

Of course we will promote this event in our home country and cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, etc.

Thank you! Wish you all a great time!

German:

Greening Deserts ist ein nachhaltiges Projekt um trockene Gebiete zu begrünen, vor allem mit speziellen Wüstenpflanzen wie Desert Bamboo.

Die besten Pflanzen für die Erdproduktion können schnell gute Erdschichten erzeugen und spenden Schatten für andere Pflanzen rundherum.

Das Projekt beginnt in erster Linie in der Nähe von Küsten mit Greening Camps, eine Art Farmen mit Gewächshäusern und Containern, Zelten oder Hütten.

Nutzung von sauberen Technologien wie die Bewässerung mit natürlichen Wasserquellen und erneuerbare Energieversorgung.

Weitere Hauptziele für die Zukunft sind, ein Wassernetz auszubauen, für trockene Gegenden, gutes Land zurückzugewinnen, die Umwelt durch Begrünung zu retten, den Sauerstoffgehalt auf der Erde zu verbessern und die Verbreitung der Hungerkrise in verschiedenen Ländern zu reduzieren. Mit Eurer Hilfe können wir Desertifikation einschränken und Aufforstung fördern. Unterstütze unser Projekt auf den Crowdfunding Platformen Kickstater und Startnext.

French:

Greening Deserts est un projet durable pour cultiver les zones sèches et les render vertes, en particulier avec des plantes spéciales désertiques comme Desert Bamboo.

Le projet commence principalement près des côtes avec la construction des camps d’écologisation, une sorte de ferme avec des serres et des conteneurs, des tentes ou des huttes. En utilisant des technologies propres comme l’irrigation avec des sources d’eau naturelles et l’alimentation en énergie renouvelable.

Les camps Greening Deserts pourraient aussi cultiver la nourriture, les herbes et les plantes médicinales sont ou ont été typique pour chaque pays ou région, surtout les plantes anciennes qui étaient importantes dans les temps anciens mais la société d’aujourd’hui a oublié. Les meilleures plantes pour la production de la couche arable peuvent soutenir de produire des couches de couche arable rapidement et passer des ombres pour d’autres plantes autour.

D’autres principaux objectifs futurs sont de construire un réseau d’eau pour les zones sèches, de réclamer une bonne terre, sauver l’environnement en le rendant plus vert, améliorer les niveaux d’oxygène de la terre et de réduire
la propagation de crise de faim dans différents pays du monde. Avec votre aide, nous pouvons limiter la désertification et promouvoir le reboisement.

Merci bien.