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This Whale-Inspired Cruise Ship Brings an Entire Ecosystem on Board

With cruise ship attendance on the rise, an eco-friendly ship is more important than ever.

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Peace Boat's Ecoship, which is currently under construction to become the greenest cruise ship in the world. Photo via http://ecoship-pb.com.Peace Boat, http://ecoship-pb.com
The planned vertical garden within Ecoship will be used to cool the internal temperature. Photo via http://ecoship-pb.com.Peace Boat http://ecoship-pb.com

Ecoship’s closed-loop water system will carry filtered wastewater to cool engines and to water the onboard vertical garden, which will be fertilized using organic waste materials. The gardens will also be part of the ship’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system, as outside air will be part of the ship’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system, as outside air will be part of the ship’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system, as outside air will be pushed into the flora and then evaporate irrigating water sprays to cool the ship’s temperature.”

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