29 Sep '14, 7pm

Make flowers, not war with the Kabloom flower grenade!

[...] Seed bombing is about to jump to a whole new level of awesomeness. A fleet of unused and decommissioned C-130 Hercules cargo planes, originally created to drop land mines, will be recommissioned as foresters. Lockheed Martin — the quintessential military innovation company — has taken a 25 year old idea from former UK RAF pilot Jack Walters and turned it into a reality. The planes will be outfitted to each drop up to 900,000 trees in one day and with 2,500 C-130’s sitting unused in 70 different countries, this idea could make for a lot of little saplings. [...]

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/kabloom-seedbom-is-a-grenade-that-ma...

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