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Ecological Innovation

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ECOLOGICAL INNOVATION imagines a future where the response to ecological calamity is rapid technological revolution.



Ecological Innovation imagines a future for the Pearl River Delta, soon to be renamed the Greater Bay Area (GBA) under a current initiative proposed by the Chinese government.

Urbanization-induced strain on local ecology has caused the Chinese government to mobilize massive geo-engineering projects while simultaneously genetically modifying a selection of charismatic megafauna to repopulate the urban cores of the Greater Bay Area.

Genetically engineered microclimates are deployed throughout the conurbation to create moments of solace in the midst of widespread ecological instability.

The One China Center for Ecological Innovation analyzes and optimizes wildlife in the service
of GBA citizens. Ecological innovation curates and controls nearly all meaningful aspects of “wildlife” based on citizens' input.



The Greater Bay Area Infrastructure Achievements

The Ocean Cooling Engine and Guangdong Typhoon Corridor
The Greater Bay Area Infrastructure Achievements confront and divert mega-typhoons away from the Greater Bay Area. With massive investment in what the government is calling a “Super-Tier One Megacity,” the government prioritizes centralization in order to preserve large plots of agricultural land as reserves of open space integral to basic ecological function.
 


One China Center for Ecological Innovation

Sha Chau and Lung Kwu Chau Marine Park
The One China Center for Ecological Innovation is home to the 100 Lost Microclimates. The 100 Lost Microclimates are identified, captured, and studied as part of a taxonomy as essential reserves of a fractured regional ecosystem. Each microclimate is painstakingly controlled and modulated to ensure survival and propagation through deployment of Crispr-Cas9 aided technologies.

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Coach Forky


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MICHAEL RUBIN 2021