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Too much pressure on the people

Plastic honeycombed panels
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Plastic honeycombed panels can be assembled along with concrete weighting arches near small islands that import too much food.

I have seen videos of basil 30'down in the Mediterranean Sea but the atmospheric pressure required scuba gear.

Cylindrical clear plastic shafts - pressed between two panels should allow same atmosphere as on land.

Zimmy, Aug 23 2017


       I'm not really sure I understand the idea. More flesh on the bone.   

       Is this something to do creating a bathyscaphe to visit deep- sea aquaculture?
RayfordSteele, Aug 23 2017

       At my fourth reading over a week, I think that [Zimmy] is suggesting a transparent trench composed of honeycomb materials for strength, lowered into the sea so you can walk between the fishes.
normzone, Aug 30 2017

       Underwater transparent tunnels in aquaria are Baked.   

       Submerged viewing galleries on coral reefs are Baked.   

       Not recognizing much innovation here ...
8th of 7, Aug 30 2017

       I think it might be about bees.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 30 2017

       The actual wax honeycombs produced by bees are not exactly load-bearing for anything much more than some honey and, well, a bunch of bees.   

       On the other hand, bees are not reknowned for excreting plastic.   

       Wasps make nests out of paper, also employing a hexagonal layout for optimum packing density, but they're a different species. Also, their nests are not waterproof (and even better, not fireproof).   

       We are not convinced that bees have a significant role to play in sub-aquatic engineering.
8th of 7, Aug 30 2017

       Just as the water spider is the only known spider species to live underwater, so the water bee (alas found only in tropical climes, and in fact a species of wasp) is the only bee to do so. Water bees create domed combs anchored to reed stems, and the space under the comb is filled with air brought in in the bees' fur.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 30 2017

       They're a commonly-cited example of species symbiosis - they're known for domesticating species of coral and feeding the coral the nutrients it needs while coercing it to build coral honeycomb structures for their underwater hives. Algae within the hive cells excrete oxygen so the hive cells (which have their openings facing downwards) gradually fill with air.
hippo, Aug 31 2017

       There are even theories that the fluorescent stripe down the water bee's thorax arose from horizontal gene transfer from the coral.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 31 2017

       Debatable. More likely to be viral, I would guess, or something weird. When you get two organisms closely coexisting for millions of years, you'll get the occasional bit of DNA transfer. This his how we know that horseriding goes back a very long time in Essex.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 31 2017

       //very interesting thing I've been reading lately that parallels the thinking of that with social sciences and history// Probably seductive bollocks, but any narrative is better than no narrative.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 31 2017

       This raises very profound philosophical questions - are we not men?
hippo, Aug 31 2017

       Some parts of us are human, others are from other species or are entirely synthetic. We are a hegemonising cybernetic swarm with a shared collective consciousness.   

       Any other questions (as long as it's not Orange or Pink) ? Go on, ask us a Green question, we're good at those.
8th of 7, Aug 31 2017

       //are we not men?//   

       Well, technically and numerically speaking, we are largely bacteria. A lot of us is virus. But we're a bit men. Apart from those of us that are women.
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 31 2017

       We are Devo.   

       And " Probably Seductive Bollocks " is not unacceptable for a band name - the fans would just call it PSB, and the first album could be called " Never Mind the Bollocks ".   

       Oh, wait a minute ....
normzone, Aug 31 2017

       // We are Devo //   

       <Obligatory Meme Quote>   

       "I am Spartacus !"   

8th of 7, Aug 31 2017

       "I'm Halfacus", shirley?
MaxwellBuchanan, Aug 31 2017

       // videos of basil 30'down in the Mediterranean Sea //   

       I'm picturing one of those informal mafia burials-at-sea, with concrete footings. This would make sense if Basil had been a grass; there would be your autotroph, and thence would unfold the rest of the ecosystem , badabing, badabang.
pertinax, Aug 31 2017

       // videos of basil 30'down in the Mediterranean Sea //

I was thinking of a Fawlty Towers re-enactment
hippo, Sep 01 2017

       BASIL: "Blup bubble bup burble ?"   

       MANUEL: "Bubble ?"   

       BASIL: "BUBBLE BURBLE BLUP ! " (hits MANUEL with spoon)   

       (BASIL and MANUEL drown)   

       No, can't see it working.
8th of 7, Sep 01 2017

       pressure, honey comb, basil , cylinder. Clearly this is hydroponics in a bubble at 30 ft to extend small island richness and add further dimensions to the face of the planet.
wjt, Sep 01 2017

       //pressure, honey comb, basil , cylinder//   

       That sounds like a married surgeon improvising imperiously in the field. I'm now trying to picture what injury she's treating.
pertinax, Sep 02 2017

       Bee sting on an open wound?
RayfordSteele, Sep 02 2017

       A bee sting on an open wound just wipe it away with the basil. In, might be a different case entirely and may need the cylinder, pressure and after, the honeycomb.
wjt, Sep 08 2017


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