The so-called Lilypad Project is perhaps the most fantastical of these green wonders and certainly the farthest from being built but is too amazing a concept not to mention. The idea is to create a series of floating self-sufficient ocean-going eco-city islands. Each one would be able to house 50,000 residents and would support a great deal of biodiversity. Collecting pools located in their centers would gather and filter water for use on board. These would be places for adventurers and…
Robert Ebersohn of South Africa is tackled by Daiki Yanagawa of New Zealand during the match between South Africa and Japan on day one of the Gold Coast Sevens World Series at Skilled Park on November 25, 2011 in Gold Coast, Australia.
Robert Ebersohn of South Africa is tackled by Vincent Deniau of France during the match between South Africa and on day two of the Gold Coast Sevens World Series at Skilled Park on November 26, 2011 in Gold Coast, Australia.
Magali Harvey of Canada is tackled by Claire Allan of England during the IRB Women's Sevens World Series match between England and Canada at the National Rugby Centre Amsterdam Sportpark de Eendracht on May 18, 2013 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.