When the Great Barrier Reef was at its peak, it took around 20 years for water to reach every reef in Australia.
It was a huge undertaking, but that’s about to change.
We are getting closer to a world where the water that’s being pumped out of the oceans can be recycled, and where the ocean can be replenished by our efforts.
For years, we’ve had to rely on our own energy and fossil fuels to power our homes and businesses, but we are starting to tap into the vast natural resources of the world to create the next generation of sustainable energy.
It’s time to change the way we manage our energy and move towards a world of energy efficiency, renewable energy and a new era of sustainable ocean travel.
In Australia, we’re already seeing the benefits of that shift.
The world’s largest aquaculture company, Cairns-based Aquaculture Australia, has begun selling its water-efficient Aquacounty products.
Cairnland-based Cairni Foods has also begun offering Aquacenter products that reduce waste by 40 per cent.
More than 300,000 people across the country have signed up to the Australian Waterless Living Pledge, which encourages them to cut their water use by 40-50 per cent by 2030.
These are the kinds of steps we need to take to bring the oceans into the 21st century.
The World Water Council has launched the Sustainable Aquacultures Challenge, which is a campaign to help develop better solutions to our water problems.
It is backed by the likes of the United Nations and the World Bank.
It aims to make it easier for us to understand the complexities of ocean conservation.
But we still need to get our act together, and to change how we look at how our oceans are managed.
And as we continue to learn about how we can achieve the ultimate goal of the Sustainable Ocean Leadership Act of 2019 – to use 50 per cent of the global ocean for sustainable ocean tourism – we can start to move towards that goal.
We need to start thinking about the oceans as a commons, and the commons as a community.
In fact, in the last few years, the United States has seen a boom in the demand for sustainable aquaculturists.
The industry is growing at an incredible rate.
With an increasing number of countries, including the United Kingdom, joining the challenge to reduce their water consumption, there’s a real opportunity for us all to have a significant impact on our oceans.
In a few years time, we can expect to see this trend to accelerate, with companies like Aquacore and Aquaclear offering products that use a huge amount of water to produce the same level of food as they would with the same amount of land.
It sounds very similar to the way our oceans can now be transformed into food for a large number of people around the world.
In terms of food, a lot of aquacultural production takes place in the tropics, where the sea level is higher than it is in coastal areas.
That makes it a perfect place to grow food crops, but also to grow fish.
This is where aquacore farming is particularly beneficial.
In the tropic, the aquacores have good access to the water, where they can capture fish stocks that are already at low levels.
And they have the best climate control, because they don’t have to rely so heavily on chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
It means they can grow more of their food sustainably, and more efficiently, without having to worry about the environmental impacts of agriculture.
The next generation, though, will be born as a result of this.
Aquacores are already starting to offer a new generation of aquaponics solutions.
The first such products to come to market are the Aquaponic Farm in the United Arab Emirates.
The product is a modular structure that allows for the production of a range of products from fish to seaweed.
It uses a range in a variety of different water-harvesting techniques, and can grow up to 500,000 plants per year.
In addition, the Aquacoin farm in Japan has also recently introduced the Aquamancer, a modular device that uses water as a fertiliser.
The Aquaminer is currently available in the UK and Australia.
A similar product called Aquabounty is being developed by Japan-based Yurikaga.
Aquaborg, a Japanese-based company, is also developing an aquaponic product called Yuriyaki.
The company has already made a splash in the world of aquascaping, with its Aquaboo plant in Tokyo and the Aquarun aquaponica in Tokyo.
In this case, the water harvesting is not a problem.
In many cases, the plants are grown on top of seaweed, which can be easily transported from the ocean to the aquaponically-grown areas.
We also know that aquaponical farming is also a sustainable option for the environment.
Aquaponics systems like the Aquaboom