28 May '14, 3am

A floating forest has popped up on an abandoned ship!

Artists, designers, filmmakers, and writers often imagine what a post-apocalyptic world will look like – and we think this wrecked ship offers a hopeful clue. Originally built in 1911, the SS Ayrfield had many functions before it was decommissioned in the 1970s. It transported supplies to American soldiers stationed in the Pacific during WWII and it was also used to transport coal. Now it sits in Sydney’s Homebush Bay, where it is protected by heritage laws – and a mini mangrove forest has reclaimed the whole thing as its own.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/a-floating-mangrove-forest-puts-down...

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